Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of NASA in the book. What might the author be saying about the space program and its role in society based on its depiction in the book?
Essay Topic 2
Examine Rachel's fear of open water in the book. What purpose does the author have for giving one of the protagonists such a debilitating fear in the book?
Essay Topic 3
Politics plays an important role throughout the book and allows the author to impart factual information about the governmental system into the book.
Part 1.) What role do press conferences and the media play in the portrayal of politics in the book?
Part 2.) What is the nature of the author's portrayal of the presidential candidates Zackary Herney and Sedgwick Sexton?
Part 3.) What is telling of the true nature of politics based on Gabrielle's feelings towards them by the end of the book?
Essay Topic 4
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