Essay Topic 1
Explore the theme of morality in this poem. What is Lautréamont's message? Give examples from the poem to support your statements about morality.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the way the poem, "Lautréamont's Maldoror" is organized. Why did the poet use these divisions? What makes these divisions effective? How are they ineffective?
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the different physical embodiments of God used in this poem. Give examples from the poem to support your comparison.
Essay Topic 4
Define the term symbolism. Discuss at least three uses of symbolism throughout this poem and how the symbols effectively portray the theme.
Essay Topic 5
What is this poem's commentary on the role of religion in the lives of people? Give examples from the poem to support your position. How could the background of the poet effect how religion is portrayed?
Essay Topic 6
How does Lautréamont use surrealism...
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