Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that details the plot to bring down Paul Atreides. Be sure to address:
1) The characters involved in the plot, and the reasons each of them has for wanting to harm Paul.
2) Strengths and weaknesses of the conspiracy.
3) How you would have changed the plan to destroy Paul's empire.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay relating the selective breeding program of the Bene Gesserit to a breeding program or scientific experiment from human history. Be sure to address:
1) Similarities and differences between the real program and that of the Bene Gesserit.
2) Successes and failures of the program.
3) Moral implications and hazards of a selective breeding program.
Essay Topic 3
Write a short essay describing how the planet Earth is at risk of becoming like the planet Arrakis. Be sure to address:
1) What is causing these environmental problems.
2) How the damage can be reversed, if possible.
Essay Topic 4
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