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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
THE HUMAN COMEDY is set in 1942 during World War II. What impact did this major event have on Saroyan? What impact did it have on his work, especially this novel. Explain.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Create a brief character study on Mrs. Macauley. What does she look like? What are her positive personality traits? What are some of her negative characteristics? What are her hopes and fears? What motivates her--if anything--at this point in her life?
This section contains 104 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)