Essay Topic 1
Describe how the broken chain in " Broken Chain" is a symbol of for Alfonso's adolescent life.
Essay Topic 2
Explain what the conflict between Hector and Luis and its importance, in "Two Dreamers."
Essay Topic 3
Describe how baseball immerses everyone involved by analyzing its effect on Jesse in "Baseball in April."
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the motif of overcoming failure and finding one's ability in "Baseball in April and Other Stories."
Essay Topic 5
In "Barbie," explain the significance of Veronica's lost Barbie doll head and how that loss reflects childhood dreams.
Essay Topic 6
Analyze and discuss the motif of financial instability within the families in "Baseball in April and Other Stories." Why is that information included in every story?
Essay Topic 7
Explain the significance of the stories in "Baseball in April and Other Stories" consisting of Hispanic families in California.
Essay Topic 8
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