Essay Topic 1
Discuss how Wouk highlights many of the harsh realities of the plight of the Jews during World War II through the story of Natalie and Aaron.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss how the novel depicts the way many Americans, even those overseas, failed to understand the impact World War II was soon to have on everyone's lives.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss how even in the midst of war, love affairs dominate the hearts and minds of many of the characters. Do books and movies excessively romanticize this time period or are the portrayals of love triangles and such probably accurate?
Essay Topic 4
How was the "Wannsee Protocol" used to convey the horror of what happened in the German death camps from the dual vantage point of being in the thick of the war and the wisdom of hindsight?
Essay Topic 5
Discuss how World War II plays a central role...
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