Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Discuss race and at least 3 specific ways in which race comes up in the novel. How does Ellison use race to tie into the novel's larger themes and message?
2. What is the function of the characters of Karp and Donelson in the novel? Make sure to at mention at least 3 examples to support your argument.
3. Present an argument explaining why a nonlinear structure is the best or worst structure for a novel like Juneteenth. Make sure to use at least 3 examples from the text to support your position.
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