Essay Topics/Writing Assignments
These 20 essay questions can be used as essay questions on a test, or as stand-alone essay topics for a take-home or in-class writing assignment. Students should have a full understanding of the text in order to answer these questions. They ask for a thorough analysis of the text.
1. Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this book. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?
2. What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
3. Hjalmar endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials, and what lessons does he learn through these experiences?
4. Molvik is a minor character whose presence makes a...
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