Essay Topic 1
Discuss the genre of a memoir and write about what it means to write in this genre, including benefits and drawbacks.
Essay Topic 2
Choose two of the men described in "Life on the Mississippi" and compare them, finding similarities and differences.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role early explorers had in America and their relationship with the Indians.
Essay Topic 4
Choose an excerpt from "Huckleberry Finn" as referenced in Chapter 3, and discuss its significance in "Life on the Mississippi."
Essay Topic 5
Examine the methods used in training cub pilots and in navigating the river, and determine how effective these methods were during the 1800's.
Essay Topic 6
Discuss the role Mr. Bixby had in the life of Mark Twain and compare his role with that of another captain introduced by Twain.
Essay Topic 7
Examine the role of the pilot's association, and...
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