The Ugly American Essay Assignment Times New Roman, Size 12 Font, Double Spaced

The Ugly American Essay Assignment
Times New Roman, Size 12 Font, Double Spaced
Name in upper left corner, one space, title in bold and centered, one space, begin essay
Don’t mess with the standard margins
3-5 pages – write until you feel you’ve adequately addressed the questions
This will be graded on content, not just completion
Address the following:
1. Compare and contrast Ambassadors Sears and McWhite. What qualities and traits make Sears a “bad” Ambassador, and McWhite a “good” Ambassador?
2. What problems do you see with the State Department’s recruiting of personnel to serve overseas in Chapter 7?
3. In your opinion, what happened to Tom Knox during his journey back to the U.S.?
4. Why were Homer and Emma Atkins successful in their efforts? What qualities and traits did they possess? What is the symbolism in both characters being described as “ugly?”
If you have read the book please source the book. If you have not there is the movie The ugly American can be found on YouTube.

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