AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: explain the significance of the Allegory of the Cave to Fahrenheit 451; explain what parable and allegory are and how Fahrenheit 451 is related to those forms; analyze significance of the symbolism of fire, light, and related images to the book; trace Montag’s development as a dynamic character; discuss the distinction the book makes between pleasure and happiness; understand the references to the Bible in the book, including the Garden of Eden, the Book of Ecclesiastes, and the story of Sodom and Gomorrah; and analyze the state of families and interpersonal relationships in the book and explain what the author is saying about them. 57 pages. ©2009.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS