English & EAL

All the Light We Cannot See Prompts

Mark Yin

March 14, 2019

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We've curated essay prompts based off our All the Light We Cannot See Study Guide which explores themes, characters, and quotes.

LSG-curated All the Light We Cannot See Essay Topics

  1. Contrary to what the title might suggest, All the Light We Cannot See explores light more so than darkness. Is this true?
  2. How does Doerr’s narrative structure highlight the similarities and differences between Marie Laure and Werner in All the Light We Cannot See?
  3. All the Light We Cannot See demonstrates that war brings out the best and worst in humanity. Discuss.
  4. Explore the forms of courage demonstrated in All the Light We Cannot See.
  5. What is the role of family in All the Light We Cannot See?
  6. Werner’s character is defined by his cowardly and harmful conformity to the Nazi regime. To what extent do you agree?
  7. All the Light We Cannot See is a warning against unethical and selfish scientific pursuits. Discuss.
  8. Who deserves our sympathy in All the Light We Cannot See and why?
  9. Throughout All the Light We Cannot See, various forms of guilt are shown to be emotionally crushing. Is this true?
  10. “Don’t you want to be alive before you die?” Explore the value and meaning of human life as evinced in All the Light We Cannot See.
  11. No character from All the Light We Cannot See is totally monstrous, just as no character is totally pure. Do you agree?
  12. In All the Light We Cannot See, Doerr suggests that nobody truly has agency over themselves. Discuss.
  13. More so than any other object, it is the radio which drives the plot of All the Light We Cannot See. Is this an accurate statement?
  14. All the Light We Cannot See posits that strength must come from within. Discuss.
  15. “Open your eyes and see what you can see with them before they close forever.” To what extent do characters exhibit this sentiment in All the Light We Cannot See?

All the Light We Cannot See is usually studied in the Australian curriculum under Area of Study 1 - Text Response. For a detailed guide on Text Response, check out our Ultimate Guide to VCE Text Response.

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