ENGL 2210 World Literature II

"The Guest" Essays

Read the essay writing instructions before you write your essay. Select ONE topic.
  1. Describe what existential responsibility is placed upon Balducci, Daru and the Arab and how each one handles their responsibility.
  2. Describe and give examples of Daru's moral isolation and his experience of "anguish".
  3. Discuss what makes "The Guest" an Existentialist story.

Your essay should be no less than 350 words, and no more than 400 words. Indicate the number of words at the bottom of the essay.