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What is a good thesis statement for the following topic from The Great Divorce?...

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cardscore | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 9, 2009 at 11:42 AM via web

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What is a good thesis statement for the following topic from The Great Divorce?

Characters struggle, and in some cases, suffer with the aftermath of decisions they or others have made. Identify and explore the characters that seem to be the best examples available in The Great Divorce

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scarletpimpernel | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 22, 2009 at 5:36 AM (Answer #1)

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Almost all of the ghosts from Chapters 2-10 in The Great Divorce suffer because of their poor choices.  Choose two or three of those characters and focus on them.  If you try to address too many characters, your paper will not have depth.  Here's an example:

"In C.S. Lewis's The Great Divorce, characters such as Pam, Robert's Wife, and Frank the Tragedian face bitterness, loneliness, and an eternity of disatisfaction because of their poor decisions."

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