Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast two members of Lisbeth Salander's family. Make sure to use direct examples from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how Lisbeth's fight with her father 1) sets the tone for the rest of the novel and 2) introduces at least 3 key facts about Lisbeth that are important throughout the rest of the text. Make sure to use direct quotations and evidence from the text to support your thesis.
Essay Topic 3
Describe at least three things that Larsson is able to do with the character of Lisbeth because she is a woman AND at least 3 things he is *not* able to do with her because she is a woman.
Essay Topic 4
Analyze at least four different ways the story of "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" would change if the setting were in a rural, Midwestern town instead of Stockholm.
Essay Topic 5
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