Essay Topic 1
This book is titled The Solace of Open Spaces. Discuss why you think Gretel chose that title.
Essay Topic 2
When Gretel arrived in Wyoming she stated that she felt raw inside and wanted to escape. Discuss what she meant by this.
Essay Topic 3
Describe Gretel's initial reaction to Wyoming, using examples from the book.
Essay Topic 4
David was an important person in Gretel's life. Describe what David taught Gretel and what role he played in her life.
Essay Topic 5
As Gretel spent time outdoors in Wyoming she gained an appreciation for nature. Discuss this using examples from the book.
Essay Topic 6
Discuss Gretel's time as a sheep herder. Use examples from the book.
Essay Topic 7
Cowboys were very independent and strong people. Discuss what Gretel learned about cowboys, using examples from the book.
Essay Topic 8
What do you think the quote "landscape is sacramental, to be...
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