The Sixteen Satires Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topic 1

As the Satires begin, Juvenal immediately begins to lambaste anyone who attempts to write poetry, even though he considers himself a poet. How does Juvenal feel that the public handles poetry? In his opinion, is poetry worth writing? Why or why not? Finally, explain what Juvenal's argument tells the reader about his personality.

Essay Topic 2

Throughout his writings, Juvenal voices his opinions about wealth and evil. First, compare/contrast the different ways that both rich and poor can be corrupted by wealth. What is the same about the two types of corruption? What is different? Upon comparing/contrasting the corruption of those two classes, cite which group seems more likely to be corrupted? Are you able to detect the reflection of your position in the text?

Essay Topic 3

In Satire I, Juvenal begins his speech with a disclaimer about the people whom he will and will...

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