Essay Topic 1
Describe the major settings for the novel. Why does Miller use those settings? What is the time period of the story? How important is the time period to the attitudes and issues of the characters?
Essay Topic 2
Explain the significance of the novel's title--WHILE I WAS GONE. Why did Miller choose this title? Is there an understood message in the title? Is there another title you can suggest that might be more appropriate?
Essay Topic 3
Create a character study of Jo. What are her physical characteristics? What are her motivations? What are her fears? What are her dreams? What else can you say about Jo?
Essay Topic 4
Create a character study of Daniel. What are his physical characteristics? What are his motivations? What are his fears? What are his dreams? What else can you say about Daniel?
Essay Topic 5
Create a character study of Eli. What...
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