Essay Topic 1
The narrator in the story really enjoys the idea of church, even though his parents do not.
Part 1: Why do you think the narrator enjoys church so much?
Part 2: Do you think it would be difficult to enjoy church if your parents did not?
Part 3: How do you think having more supportive parents might have helped Pete in the story?
Essay Topic 2
Pete is very taken with a picture of Jesus and fears the idea of being judged by him. He thinks of how he might be cast out of favor with Jesus.
Part 1: Do you think it's normal for Pete to fear being judged? Why?
Part 2: Why do you think that Pete is afraid of being judged?
Part 3: How do you think people change their behavior when they feel they're being judged?
Essay Topic 3
Rufus decided that he was a confirmed atheist...
This section contains 1,334 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)