Essay Topic 1
Write an essay that explores the setting of The Intuitionist. Consider the unidentified time and place, and the evidence that points to a particular period. Include a discussion of why Whitehead may have chosen to leave the setting ambiguous.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay that explores the symbolic and thematic importance of the Black Box. Consider what the Box is and why it is of such interest to the powers that be in the novel. Consider also how it functions symbolically in the text as well as how it helps develop the themes.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that examines the philosophies of Intuitionism and Empiricism as they relate to the novel. Consider what aspects of the novel's society is represented by either side, which characters are associated with which side, and how these opposing schools of thought help develop the theme of the novel.
Essay Topic 4
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