Essay Topic 1
Compare Paul Kemp's to the person he was when he first arrived in Puerto Rico to the person he is when he leaves.
1) What does Paul hope to achieve in Puerto Rico?
2) What events change Paul's ideas about journalism and life?
3) How is Paul different at the end of the book from the person he was at the beginning of the book?
Essay Topic 2
Choose one of the following characters and write his/her character background:
1) Paul Kemp
Essay Topic 3
Choose one of the following and examine how it shows the difference between American and Puerto Rican life:
2) Working conditions
Essay Topic 4
What role did Americans play in Puerto Rican life in the Fifties? Why was Puerto Rico such an attractive place for Americans to go to in the Fifties? How has American tourism and American culture changed Puerto Rico?
Essay Topic 5
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