Essay Topic 1
Analyze the characters of Wesley and Tyrone and discuss the narrative style of the novel. How does the author distinguish between the different voices in the narrative?
Essay Topic 2
Identify and discuss metaphor and simile in the poems "Bruised Love" and "Zorro." What do the metaphors achieve?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss the characters of Chankara and Raul in the narrative. What motivations drive each of these characters?
Essay Topic 4
Describe and discuss the rhyme and meter of "If" and "Bronx Masquerade." Do the poems have a set structure or are they free-form? What effect do the structures have?
Essay Topic 5
Identify and analyze symbolism in the poem "Brown Hands." How does symbolism relate to a poem's themes?
Essay Topic 6
Discuss the unique role of Tyrone in the narrative. Why is Tyrone the only character who has commentary after each reading? How does his commentary serve...
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