Essay Topic 1
Define motif. Identify and discuss two motifs from The Cement Garden.
Essay Topic 2
What is the difference between tone and mood in literature? How are they similar? How are both communicated to a reader?
Essay Topic 3
What are static and dynamic characters? Name the static and dynamic characters in this novel and discuss what about each makes them either static or dynamic.
Essay Topic 4
Define foil. Who is the foil of this novel and why?
Essay Topic 5
What is the primary theme of The Cement Garden? How does the author present this theme? How does the theme develop throughout the novel?
Essay Topic 6
Analyze the characters Jack and Julie and their growth throughout the novel.
Essay Topic 7
Name and define the five types of conflict. Which conflict prevailed in this novel? Select a different type of conflict and explain how the story would have differed under...
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