Sacred Hunger Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What effect does the time period have on Unsworth's novel? How does it add to the story? What impact does the Atlantic Slave Trade have on characters; and how might they be different had the story been set during a different time?

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast the characters of Erasmus and Paris. How are their lives different? How are the characters the same?

Essay Topic 3

Identify at least three instances of foreshadowing in Unsworth's novel. Why would Unsworth include those instances? How would the story change if they had not been included?

Essay Topic 4

The Liverpool Merchant is a significant part of Unsworth's story. What does the ship symbolize? What similarities can you give between the Ship and characters' qualities, or the events in the book?

Essay Topic 5

How would you describe the development of the relationship between Erasmus and Sarah? Why do you think...

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