57 pages 1 hour read

Sharon Creech

Absolutely Normal Chaos

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1990

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Essay Topics

1.

Absolutely Normal Chaos was published in 1990. In your opinion and with close reference to the text, which aspects are evergreen and which have dated in the 30 years since its publication?

2.

What role does the journal format play in the story of Mary Lou’s summer? You should refer to both form and content in your answer.

3.

How does the novel treat the theme of female sexuality? To what extent does it portray female sexuality as something that should be embraced and talked about openly?

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