67 pages 2 hours read

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto Is Back

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

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Essay Topics


Jenkins Reid peppers in a number of literary and historical allusions in this novel. Pick three and make an argument about how these connect to the theme of The Meaning of Greatness.


How does Carrie grow as a character throughout this novel? How does she go from being a player who needs to be the best to becoming a coach for her rival?


Compare the Javier of Carrie’s life pre-retirement with the Javier of her comeback. How has he changed over time? How does Javier’s attitude influence Carrie over the course of her life?