Essay Topic 1
Loneliness is a recurring theme of "Snow Country" and perhaps the reason Shimamura and Komako become involved. Discuss the theme of loneliness in the novel "Snow Country".
Essay Topic 2
The geisha is a prominent figure in the novel "Snow Country". Discuss the role of geisha in the novel.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the cold and isolated atmosphere of the novel. What is the author trying to express with this atmosphere?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss the meaning of the seasons and the changing of the seasons in the novel.
Essay Topic 5
There are a number of ambiguous scenes and characters in the novel. Discuss the author's use of ambiguity and why you think he so often leaves it to the reader to interpret.
Essay Topic 6
Discuss Kawabata's use of symbolism in "Snow Country".
Essay Topic 7
Shimamura, the protagonist of the novel, is a complicated and distant character. Although the...
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