Essay Topic 1
Compare the characters of Emily and Sarah.
Essay Topic 2
Alcohol plays a major role in The Easter Parade, causing fighting and injuries, hurting people, and inhibiting successful lives. Choose one character from the text and discuss how alcohol has impacted his or her life.
Essay Topic 3
Emily places importance on her love life. Discuss Emily's romantic interludes, making sure to focus on one or two of her lovers in particular. What are her suitors like? Why is Emily so unlucky in love?
Essay Topic 4
What are the family dynamics in The Easter Parade? Compare family life from the beginning of the text to the end. Compare the Grimes family to the Wilson family.
Essay Topic 5
Why does Yates choose Emily to be the narrator? What is achieved by making Emily the narrator? Are there any advantages? Disadvantages?
Essay Topic 6
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