46 pages 1 hour read

Susan Cain

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2012

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Essay Topics


Why is the US considered one of the most extroverted nations in the world? Why did the factors that contribute to this take hold so firmly in America?


Research a prominent person who was or is an introvert (other than Rosa Parks and Mahatma Gandhi). How did their introvert traits help them achieve their accomplishments? What lessons can be drawn from this person’s success?


Research or interview a person who embodies the Extrovert Ideal. How do this person’s strengths benefit his or her work and relationships? Does this person have any characteristics that lie outside extroversion expectations?