Essay Topic 1
Discuss the author's message regarding hard work within the short story Sweat.
Essay Topic 2
What is the significance of the first scene in the story when Sykes frightens Delia with his bullwhip?
Essay Topic 3
What is signified by Delia's worry that Sykes is out with her horse and carriage at the start of the story and how does her worry relate to the themes inherent in the story?
Essay Topic 4
What type of narrator is used within the short story Sweat and how does the narration contrast with the voices of the characters?
Essay Topic 5
Discuss the rising action and climax stages of the story and discuss how the story's themes are brought forth within these two plot arc stages.
Essay Topic 6
Discuss the role of death within the short story Sweat.
Essay Topic 7
What is the role of sexuality within the short story Sweat?
Essay Topic 8
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