Essay Topic 1
Discuss the theme of duality in The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. How does the theme manifest in the protagonist? How in other characters?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the source material for The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. Where were the characters and the setting developed and by whom?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the narrative style of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. What is the voice and tense of the novel?
Essay Topic 4
Compare the characters of Laura Palmer and Donna Hayward. How long have the girls known one another? What are their key differences and similarities?
Essay Topic 5
Compare Leland Palmer, Doc Hayward, and Benjamin Horne. How do these father figures relate to one another? What are their differences?
Essay Topic 6
Describe some examples of foreshadowing used in The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. What events in the beginning of the novel indicate the narrative's outcome...
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