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Writing Prompt

Formal Essay #3
English Comp 102
Spring 2023
Prof. Matt Broderick

First Draft Due: Thursday, April 6th
Final Draft Due: Friday, April 14th (by midnight)

Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn

In Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn, one of the principal characters, Amy, sets an elaborate plan into motion, framing her husband to appear responsible for her sudden disappearance. For this essay, identify the unique personality traits (and/or diagnose the mental condition), that allows Amy to confidently carry out this plan, then take a stance on what profession would better suit her skills.

Essays must be 4-6 pages in length and utilize (at least) two additional outside sources.



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