Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Examine how this novel explores what qualities make a good man. Does the author have a firm description? What traits are valued? What traits are not valued?
2. Analyze the role between love and marriage in the society of "Thérèse Raquin".
3. How does the author use foreshadowing in this novel? Is it effective? Why or why not? Consider the descriptive passages before Camille's death, like when Laurent is painting his portrait.
4. Explore the role of a minor character, Michaud or Grivet, and his impact on Thérèse's...
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