Essay Topic 1
Explain what makes "Lucky Jim" a comedy. How does this genre fit with the novel? How is it effective? How is it ineffective?
Essay Topic 2
Explore the theme of luck in this novel. Consider its relation to the title as well as to the characters and plot.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast two of the women in this novel. What is the author's commentary on womanhood?
Essay Topic 4
Describe the struggle between classes that is explored in "Lucky Jim". What is the message about class systems?
Essay Topic 5
What is the author's commentary on higher education?
Essay Topic 6
Explore the relationship between Welch and Dixon. Consider what motivates them in this relationship, their feelings toward it and the outcome.
Essay Topic 7
Consider the development of Bertrand. How does Bertrand represent artists? How does he reflect the theme of art in this novel?
Essay Topic 8
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