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. What are some of the best examples of comic relief from this book, and how did they affect the tone of the book?
2. What made Mr. Popper such a dynamic character? Why do you think he was the chosen main character for this storyline?
3. This book is a lovely blend of realistic facts placed in a very whimsical and unrealistic setting. How was this accomplished? What are the real nuggets of information, and how did they change the tone of the story?
4. Admiral Drake was a minor character...
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