Essay Topic 1
Describe Grace Lin's childhood and location, career, awards and recognition, and major subjects and themes in the author's works. How is Lin's literary style described by critics and the public?
Essay Topic 2
Where is the setting at the beginning of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon? In what country does the narrative take place? Is there an indication of the time period? How is Minli's village described?
Essay Topic 3
Describe the narrative voice and tense of the novel. In what person is Where the Mountain Meets the Moon written? Is it in present tense or past tense? How does this affect the story?
Essay Topic 4
Define the term "parable" and how it relates to the Story of the Old Man of the Moon. Who are the principle characters within the story? Who was Magistrate Tiger and how is he described in the text?
Essay Topic 5
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