Zoot Suit Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Using examples from the play, explain how El Pachuco functions as Henry's conscience.

Essay Topic 2

How is the play a metaphor for all racial prejudice, not just that against the Chicanos? Use examples from the book to support your answer.

Essay Topic 3

What is satire and how is it used in the play? Cite examples from the play to support your answer.

Essay Topic 4

How do Della and Alice represent the different sides and pulls on Henry? Support your answer with examples from the play.

Essay Topic 5

Using examples from the play, explain how the tension between whites and Chicanos is shown and what effect this tension has on the play.

Essay Topic 6

What are some of the techniques normally used in movies that the author uses in the play? Are these techniques effective? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 7

What is foreshadowing? How is it...

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