The Human Comedy Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Essay Topics

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Essay Topic 1

THE HUMAN COMEDY is a classic coming of age story. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Explain Saroyan's use of character names and situations as mirrored from Homer's THE ODYSSEY. What character and location names can you identify that also appear in this work? What situations can be compared to events in THE ODYSSEY. Why would Saroyan choose to make these analogies in this work?

Essay Topic 3

Describe the overall setting for the novel. Why does Saroyan use the setting he does? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?

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