Essay Topic 1
Why do you think Farrell puts up with Stingo's behavior at work? Support your answer with evidence from the first chapter.
Essay Topic 2
What does Farrell represent to Stingo? What do you thinnk Stingo learned from Farrell that might make it a pivotal relationship in Stingo's life?
Essay Topic 3
Do you think in Chapter 3, Stingo did a good job of dealing with writer's block? Why or why not? How would you have handled it?
Essay Topic 4
Given Nathan's abusive behavior towards Sophie, why do you think she stays with him? Use examples from the book to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 5
Stingo said no people, including Germans, should be condemned as a group. What do you think he meant by this statement? Do you agree with it? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 6
How do you think Stingo was changed...
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