Comparing Salome, the main character in the play Salome by Oscar Wilde, to Adam's three wives and/or a witch of your choice
“She was beautiful but evil”: How do Salome’s desires cause her successes and failures in Wilde’s play? Compare and contrast her qualities to those of three of the following female characters: which of the four is most successful and why?
Judith (in The Book of Judith in the Apocrypha)
Lilith, the first wife of Adam
Eve, the other wife of Adam
The Lady of the Lake
a witch-like character of your choice from contemporary fiction (such as Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter).
Nuts & Bolts:
• DO NOT SUMMARIZE THE STORY. Pretend the reader has already read the book and you are going into more detail.
• The title of a story is in quotation marks: “A&P.” The title of a book is in
italics: Little Black Book of Stories.
Stories to use online: