What are the qualities of a hero as suggested by the book? Are there stages in the development of a totalitarian system? What are the final consequences of a totalitarian system? So it may be asked what value is there to a human life. What does it mean to have to suffer so much if our lives are nothing more than the blink of an eye? Your “jumping off” point might be a two particular passages in the book, or simply two of Morrie’s aphorisms (sayings).(3.5 pages minimum) OR B) After watching the movie The Old Man and the Sea (based on the book), write an essay in which you compare the strengths/ weaknesses of the movie to those of the book. don’t say “This character has blonde hair in the book and brown hair in the movie). Be sure to support everything you say with examples. Be sure to support everything you say with specific examples from the book. First, explain in your own words what you think Morrie is trying to say.
This is a rather unconventional ending to a book for young adults.
You are to write an essay in which you make an argument as to why you think Cormier ends the book in this way, with a character who is so disillusioned.
They don’t want you to do your thing, not unless it happens to be their thing, too. Don’t disturb the universe, Goober, no matter what the posters say.
(187) We are left, in the end, with a protagonist who is seemingly hopeless, depressed, and very pessimistic.
You may think of more than one possible answer, but make sure you think your answer through carefully.
Your essay should demonstrate your knowledge of the book.
What is he trying to say, or what message is he trying to send to his readers?
Is there some sort of lesson which he wants readers to learn?
In a sense, you are the one who has uncovered the scandal, solved the mystery, and figured out who everyone really is.
You are to write an article revealing the truth, in which you make sure you state explicitly and in detail what exactly happened, who was involved, and why.