THE COLOR PURPLE
AP* Literature Teaching Units
Reproducible curriculum unit
By the end of this unit, students will be able to: examine the significance of the novel’s title; discuss the role of narrative voice and analyze the author’s point of view; discuss the credibility of the narrator and how that is measured; analyze the use of irony in the novel; discuss the function of setting and the time period in the novel; examine the impact of the social and political issues present in the novel on plot, character, and theme; identify and discuss the novel’s major themes; trace the development of symbols and motifs in the novel and explain their relevance and meaning; explain the effects of the literary and rhetorical devices used in the novel; trace the character development of the novel’s protagonist; and discuss the novel as a feminist piece of literature. 119 pages. ©2012.
This title is part of the series: AP* LITERATURE TEACHING UNITS