Essay Topic 1
Describe Laurie and his relationship to his father, stepmother, half-sister and grandmother. How do each of these relationships influence Laurie's actions and attitudes?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the Tripods. What are the Tripods' ultimate goal? How do you know this?
Essay Topic 3
Compare the characters of Laurie and Andy. How are they similar? Different? Don't forget to mention appearances and any other details offered up in the story.
Essay Topic 4
What is the Trippy Show? When does Laurie first become suspicious of the purpose of this show? How are his fears confirmed?
Essay Topic 5
Describe the efforts of Pa to take the group to Switzerland. How do they finally make it there? Was it a good decision?
Essay Topic 6
Describe the reactions of the people of Guernsey to the arrival of Laurie and his group. Compare that to the reactions of the Swiss to their arrival. What...
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