The Fencing Master Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Define the following terms;

1. Compound attack.

2. The short lunge.

3. Glissade.

4. Appel.

How does the author use the fencing terms as part of the narrative structure?

Essay Topic 2

How did Don Jaime become a fencing master? What has fencing taught Don Jaime about life?

Essay Topic 3

What are Don Jaime's views on one of the following subjects.

1. Religion.

2. Politics.

3. Feminism.

How has fencing shaped his views on that subject?

Essay Topic 4

What were the role of women in 1860s Spain? In what way is the feminism discourse relate to contemporary issues?

Essay Topic 5

Why does Don Jaime consider fencing an art? What would he think about the position of fencing in today's society?

Essay Topic 6

What does the story express about Spanish society during the 1860s? How does the author use the setting to also express contemporary concerns?

Essay Topic 7

Pick a character from the book and...

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