Essay Topic 1
What qualities or outlooks on life do the main characters share? Choose two of the main characters and compare and contrast them in terms of their character traits and experiences.
Essay Topic 2
How does the tragedy that occurs at the beginning of the novel unite the tourists?
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of the novel's title?
Essay Topic 4
One of the novel's themes is how difficult family ties and relationships can be. Choose two characters and compare and contrast their situations vis-a-vis their families.
Essay Topic 5
What is Vonni's greatest strength? How does this affect each character?
Essay Topic 6
Select one example of symbolism in the novel and explain its significance.
Essay Topic 7
In several instances, the author refers to "Catholic guilt" and "Jewish guilt." Explain how this guilt affects the various characters.
Essay Topic 8
What is the role of spirituality and religion in the...
This section contains 512 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)