Essay Topic 1
Define genre. What is the genre of Treasure Island? Identify the major characteristics of the story that place it in this particular genre.
Essay Topic 2
Define point of view and identify the types of point of view. Use at least two examples from Treasure Island to identify the point of view used by Stevenson in the story.
Essay Topic 3
Define narrator and explain the two main types of narrators. Which type of narrator is Jim in Treasure Island? Use examples from the story to support your opinion.
Essay Topic 4
Define characterization. What are the two types of characterization? Provide at least two specific examples of each type of characterization found in Treasure Island.
Essay Topic 5
Define foreshadowing. What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature. Identify at least one example of foreshadowing in Treasure Island. Explain what this item or event foreshadows in the story.
Essay Topic 6
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