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Washington Square Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Discuss the theme of filial duty in the 1800's as presented by Henry James in Washington Square.

Define setting and discuss the significance of Henry James' choice of setting in Washington Square.

Discuss Henry James focus on social conventions and beliefs as presented in the novel.

Choose a character and discuss their role in creating conflict in the book.

Choose two characters and discuss their similarities and differences.

Discuss the theme of betrayal and discuss how characters betray and are betrayed by others in the novel.

Examine how pride plays a part in the plot of the novel.

Discuss Catherine's character and determine whether or not she is disillusioned and idyllic.

Choose one character and discuss how their character grows from the beginning of the book to the end of the book.

Examine how being a romantic, as Mrs. Penniman is, can cause hardship in relationships and in...

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