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. Compare and contrast how the character of Jim changes as the story progresses. Be sure to include your assessment of Jim's character when he is working as a water clerk, when he first meets Marlow, when he flees from the Patna, when he decides to relocate to Patusan, and when he confronts Doramin after Dain Waris' death. Use examples from the story to support your answer.
2. The book is entitled, "Lord Jim". Why does the author choose this title? How does the title foreshadow the events that unfold in the story, the inner struggles of...
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