61 pages 2 hours read

Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward, Angel

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1929

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Essay Topics


What role does Ben play in Eugene’s development? Why is this role significant?


Discuss the treatment of race and ethnicity within the novel. How does Wolfe’s treatment of race and ethnicity affect its central messages?


Analyze Wolfe’s inclusion of the epigraph at the beginning of Part 1. What does the epigraph add to the greater meaning of the text?