Essay Topic 1
Part 1) Describe how Captain Hornblower represses his normal behavior in order to better obey the secret orders of the Admiralty.
Part 2) Do you think Captain Hornblower is a good captain? Why?
Part 3) Describe the relationship between Captain Hornblower and his crew. Do you think Captain Hornblower cares for his officers and crew? Why do you think so?
Part 4) Choose one of the above and and write about it.
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the three secret orders the Admiralty gives Hornblower to follow and explain how Hornblower obeys the order you have chosen. Does he go against any natural inclinations he has in obeying the order? Do you feel he's justified in being loyal to his commission but going against his sense of morality?
Essay Topic 3
1) Describe Hornblower's trip to the palace of El Supremo. What does he see along the way that disturbs him? Describe...
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