THE BLUEST EYE
AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: analyze the style of narration used in the novel; trace the development of plot through the novel, identifying exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, and resolution; analyze the development and contribution of certain motifs (e.g., seasons, the Dick and Jane narrative, dirtiness and cleanliness, self-hatred); trace the development of themes (e.g., perception based on appearance is not always a true reality, racism and prejudice exist within and between races, the definitions of beauty and ugliness as set by society, not the individual, societal expectations set for members who have no control over setting those expectations); analyze the relationship between chapter titles and the development of themes; and trace the importance of the past on character and situation. 70 pages. ©2010.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS