Valley of the Dolls Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Anne Welles chose to leave Lawrenceville, Massachusetts to escape a life she felt was oppressive. In your opinion, did she find any more freedom in New York? Explain your answer using evidence from the text for support.

Essay Topic 2

A tragic hero is a literary character who allows his or her own personality characteristics to get in the way of success and lead to his or her ultimate failure. Choose one character from Valley of The Dolls who you believe is a tragic hero. Why do you believe this character is a tragic hero? What are this person's personality characteristics that lead to his or her downfall or ultimate failure? Use evidence from the text to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

With which main character from the book (Anne, Jennifer, or Neely) do you feel you relate most? Why do you relate best with this character...

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