Essay Topic 1
Describe and discuss the events surrounding 9/11 and the establishment of the Guantanamo Bay Prison. When did this take place? Who approved the opening of Guantanamo Bay? How do these events relate directly to the narrative of Guantanamo Boy?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the narrative point of view established in Chapter 1 of the novel. Why do you think the author chooses to tell the story from a third-person narrator? Is the narrator’s perspective limited or omniscient? Is the story told in the past, present, or future tense? How do these choices affect the reader?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the character of Khalid Ahmed as the protagonist of the novel. Where does Khalid live when the story begins? How old is he? How does the author’s use of language inform you about the character? How does Khalid's character evolve in the course of the story?
Essay Topic 4
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