I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

by: Joanne Greenberg

Suggested Essay Topics

How did Deborah's early childhood surgery influence how her mental illness expressed itself?

How did the anti-Semitism of Deborah's peers and neighbors influence how her mental illness expressed itself?

Why does Dr. Royson's attempt to treat Deborah in Dr. Fried's absence fail? How does his approach differ from Dr. Fried's?

What is the purpose of Yr? How does Dr. Fried use Yr during her treatment of Deborah?