Eleanor & Park

by: Rainbow Rowell

Suggested Essay Topics

Discuss the role of Romeo and Juliet in Eleanor & Park.

Discuss the relationship between Tina and Park in Eleanor & Park. Why does Park sometimes stand up for Tina, and why is Tina so cruel to Eleanor?

How do Eleanor’s clothing choices reflect her identity?

After she goes to Minnesota, why doesn’t Eleanor write back to Park, or even read his letters?

Discuss the role of body image in Eleanor & Park.

Discuss the many different forms of communication in Eleanor & Park. How do the main characters communicate with or without speaking?