A LESSON BEFORE DYING
AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
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By the end of this unit, students will be able to: recognize how setting, mood, and tone complement the themes of the novel; understand how biblical allusions resonate with the plot and characters in A Lesson Before Dying; identify allusions to well-known contemporaries of the characters in the novel and analyze their relationship to the themes of the novel; evaluate the effectiveness of the first-person narration and the narrative device of incorporating other characters’ voices; and analyze how the social and racial stratification in 1948 Louisiana affects the lives of the characters. 64 pages. ©2008.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS