Essay Topic 1
In the time setting of GOOD-BYE COLUMBUS it is the 1950s when unmarried pregnant girls were pariahs but the boys involved were overlooked as boys just being boys. Write a paper on how you think the story of Neil and Brenda would be different today.
Essay Topic 2
Write a paper about how you feel about class consciousness. Express whether you think it still exists today. Be specific with your reasons and give examples.
Essay Topic 3
Write a paper pointing out the similarities and differences between Mrs. Patimkin and Aunt Gladys. Specifically, show how their attitudes are similar though from a different point on the social scale.
Essay Topic 4
Write a paper on whether you think Brenda was simply toying with Neil or whether she really was in love but could not face the problems their relationship would involve.
Essay Topic 5
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