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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
Project into the future ten years and write a brief synopsis for the lives of Homer, Mr. Spangler, Mrs. Macauley, Ulysses and Bess. Be sure to include emotional states as well as physical characteristics, geographic locations, work, hobbies, socialization, etc.
Essay Topic 2
Explore Saroyan's premise that patriotism is almost the same as faith. Would this idea always be true or was it a popular idea at the time this book was written during World War II?
Essay Topic 3
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.
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