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This test consists of 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Essay Topic 1
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?
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
The theme of keeping loneliness at bay is an important one in this story. Describe how it extends through setting, character and issues and provide examples for each.
This section contains 817 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)