Essay Topic 1
Discuss the tone and mood established in the Prologue and Chapter 1: “The Coast.” How are “tone” and “mood” defined? What differentiates the two? What literary devices does the author use to establish this tone and mood? In what ways are the tone and mood related to the setting and characters introduced?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the setting of The Tiger’s Wife. Where is author Tea Obreht from and how is this setting reflected in the novel? Why do you think the author chose to set the story in a “fictional” Balkan country as opposed to using actual names of places? How does the author differentiate the settings of “the city” versus those of rural areas?
Essay Topic 3
Analyze and discuss the character of Natalia as the protagonist and narrator of the novel. How old do you perceive Natalia to be? What attributes does she exhibit in...
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