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Galapagos Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Give a full and complete profile of James Wait. Identify his physical appearance, his mental, emotional, and personality characteristics, and detail his past history. Use direct references from the novel and cite your references.

The narrator, Leon Trout, states that all the sorrows of humankind are caused by "the only true villain in my story: the oversized human brain." Do you agree with his statement? Explain by using specific examples from the text.

Discuss sensuality, sexuality, and fertility as it pertains to the novel. Be sure to give at least one example of each from the novel.

In Book 1: Chapter 2, the narrator sees the blind Selena as an "experiment by Nature." Explain what the narrator means by an "experiment by Nature." Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not?

An important theme to the novel is that "human perception creates and perpetrates suffering." Use specific reasons...

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