The Whipping Boy Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Sid Fleischman
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The relationship and interactions between Prince Brat and Jemmy are central to the story. Describe Jemmy and Prince Brat's relationship at the beginning, middle, and end of the story. How does their relationship change, evolve, and grow throughout the course of the story? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.

Essay Topic 2

Prince Brat and Jemmy's relationship is hostile at the beginning of the book and through much of the main action of the story. Write a response explaining how the story would be different if Jemmy and the prince had gotten along and been friends to begin the story. Would the story's events have happened the same way? What would have been different in the story? Be sure to use specific examples from the story in the response.

Essay Topic 3

The two outlaws, Hold-Your-Nose Billy and Cutwater, are central to...

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