Essay Topic 1
Discuss how and why Michael decided to visit Ceylon.
Essay Topic 2
Michael was given insight into his thought process by a friend. Discuss how Michael's thought process worked.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Mervyn's and Doris's courtship.
Essay Topic 4
During April and May, Michael's family would move to Nuwara Eliya. Compare Nuwara Eliya and Colombo.
Essay Topic 5
Michael described his paternal grandfather and his uncle. Compare Philip Ondaatje and Aelian Ondaatje.
Essay Topic 6
Mervyn struggled with dipsomania. Discuss dipsomania and how it affected Mervyn and his family.
Essay Topic 7
Michael said that in Ceylon all classes of people gambled. Discuss the role of gambling in Ceylon.
Essay Topic 8
Michael and the children came upon a dead kabaragoya on the beach. Compare the kabaragoya and the thalagoya.
Essay Topic 9
Discuss the elements of the poem, "Sweet Like a Crow," including the type of language, imagery, and figurative devices used...
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