Essay Topic 1
Describe the circumstances surrounding the inciting event in The Cuckoo's Calling. When does the death occur that propels the action of the narrative? Who dies? How does this character die?
Essay Topic 2
Outline and analyze the plot structure of The Cuckoo's Calling. Where does exposition transition into rising action? Where does the climax of the narrative occur? What tone and mood are evoked in the falling action and denouement of the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss Cormoran Strike as the protagonist of The Cuckoo's Calling. What is Strike's objective in the narrative? What obstacles does he face? What are the characteristics that define Strike? How does Strike's character evolve in the course of the story?
Essay Topic 4
Analyze and discuss the character of Robin Ellacott in The Cuckoo's Calling. How old is Robin? Where is she from? What leads her to move to London? How...
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