Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Discuss how the first chapter of "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" 1) sets the tone for the rest of the novel and 2) introduces at least 1 key fact about Jesse James, Bob Ford, and (Alexander) Frank James that are important throughout the rest of the text. Make sure to use direct quotations and evidence from the text to support your thesis.
2. Choose one female character in the novel and describe at least 3 things that Hansen is able to do with her character because she is a woman AND...
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