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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Essay Topic 1
Prejudice and discrimination against people unlike you is a common thread in Saroyan's stories. Cite two examples in this book and explain what you think Saroyan was trying to say in each.
Essay Topic 2
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 3
The author uses more than one iteration on the motif of life-death-life. Identify at least two motifs about life-death-life in the book. Then cite an example to support each answer.
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