Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. How is the tradition of storytelling portrayed in Walcott's play? What aspects of storytelling are brought together to produce a cohesive production? Do you think all elements of storytelling are necessary in conveying the message of the play?
2. How is the Corporal described in the initial portion of the play? Do you think this is a fair description of the Corporal's character? Why or why not?
3. Describe the development of the relationship between Makak and Moustique? What do you think cements their friendship together? What benefits do both characters derive from the relationship?
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