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Alias Grace

Margaret Atwood
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Suggested Essay Topics

Writing Help Suggested Essay Topics

1. What does the relationship between Dr. Jordan and Grace say about the relationship between men and women more generally?

2. What role do the epigraphs at the beginning of each section play?

3. Are the events that unfold during Grace’s hypnosis genuine or a hoax?

4. How are Mary Whitney and Nancy Montgomery similar and different?

5. Why does Dr. DuPont instruct Grace to keep his identity a secret?

6. Is there evidence to suggest that the reader should place more trust in the perspective of Grace or Dr. Jordan?