Essay Topic 1
Describe Allan's encounter with Bolt at the train station in the beginning of the novel. What leads Allan to steal the suitcase? How does Bolt respond when he discovers the suitcase to be missing? How does he manage to find Allan?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the character of Allan Karlsson in The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. What qualities of Allan's characterization make him a good protagonist? What are Allan's weaknesses? What can you discern of the character based on his actions in the story?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the character of Julius Jonsson in the novel. Where does Allan meet Julius? What leads to the friendship between these characters? Why does Julius become involved in Allan's adventure?
Essay Topic 4
How would you describe Allan's viewpoints on politics and religion? What has led to these viewpoints? How did Allan's parents influence his...
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