Essay Topic 1
Some members of the faculty think Miss Brodie's style would fit a more progressive school, but Miss Brodie, who is in her "prime," is intent on remaining at Blaine, where she works as "a leaven in the lump."
What do you think Miss Brodie means by being a “leaven in the lump”? Do you think she is too progressive for Blaine academy? Why or why not? What do you think of a teacher who is determined to stay at a school which clearly does not want her? Use examples from your own life and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie to support your answer.
Essay Topic 2
Miss Brodie defines education: "ex, out, and duco, I lead. . . . To [her] education is a leading out of what is already there in the pupil's soul." She insists that she draws out what is in her students and does not...
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