Forrest Gump Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Winston Groom
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Essay Topic 1

Analyze the use of motifs in literature and examine those used in Forrest Gump.

Part 1) Why are motifs so important to the story?

Part 2) What does a motif add to a story?

Part 3) How important are the motif's in Forrest Gump?

Essay Topic 2

Several of the prevailing themes in Forrest Gump are prejudices and tolerance. Explore the intertwining themes of prejudices and tolerance. What does being prejudice mean? What are some examples of prejudices in Forrest Gump? What is the definition of tolerance? What are some examples of tolerance from the novel?

Essay Topic 3

Bubba is a very important character in Forrest Gump. Analyze the character of Bubba, comparing him to Forrest and exploring their friendship. How does Forrest meet Bubba? Why does Forrest seem to be drawn to Bubba? How does Bubba treat Forrest? What does Bubba introduce Forrest to?

Essay Topic 4

Analyze the affect...

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