Essay Topic 1
Discuss the setting of the novel, Tudor England. What are some of the characteristics of this time period? How does this time period shape the novel? Is the novel an accurate portrayal of Tudor England? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the genre of the novel. What is the genre of the novel and what are the elements of this kind of genre? What are some other titles of the same genre? What do these works have in common?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Edward's and Mary's court. What are some of the different positions in court? What characters in the novel are part of the court? What is Hannah's role in court? Does she enjoy staying at court? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the presence of religion in "The Queen's Fool". Is Hannah a religious person? Are Elizabeth and Mary religious? How does religion...
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