Age of Iron Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the history of apartheid in South Africa, including why it was instituted, who it benefited, and the impact it had on the townships.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the significance of the setting of Mrs. Curren's home and how Mrs. Curren attempts to protect her space.

Essay Topic 3

Examine how rules and order are depicted in the book, and conclude why Mrs. Curren believes that the rules are necessary to maintain peace.

Essay Topic 4

Examine the correlation between Mrs. Curren's act of writing letters and her self preservation in the "Age of Iron".

Essay Topic 5

Discuss the principles which the youth live by in the "Age of Iron" and compare it with Mrs. Curren's principles.

Essay Topic 6

Analyze Florence's reaction to Mr. Vercueil and compare it with Mrs. Curren's reaction to him.

Essay Topic 7

Analyze why Coetzee chose to write using fiction in "Age of Iron".

Essay Topic 8

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