Essay Topic 1
Discuss the portrayal of men and women in the short story "The Marquise of O". How does von Kleist portray men? How does he portray women? Why might he have portrayed them in such a different light? What might he be trying to convey to the reader?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the theme of depravity in the short story collection "The Marquise of O, and Other Stories." What are some examples of depravity in the three short stories? What is the author trying to convey with these examples?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the examples of out-of-wedlock pregnancies found in the short stories "The Marquise of O" and "The Earthquake in Chile". How do these pregnancies affect the protagonists of the stories? How does society react to these pregnancies?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the social rules which the characters of "The Marquise of O" must follow. How do the social...
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