87 pages 2 hours read

Margaret Atwood

Hag-Seed: William Shakespeare's The Tempest Retold

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2016

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Essay Topics


What is Atwood’s purpose in structuring this novel in five parts? How does this structure parallel a Shakespearean play, and what effect does this structure have on the plot or themes of the novel?


Is Felix a hero or a villain? Explain your reasoning.


In your opinion, which is Felix’s greatest struggle: the death of Miranda, or the loss of his job? Use textual evidence to explain your answer.