Are you having trouble grappling with this novel? Do you sometimes wonder why the author received such great acclaim? Learn how to understand and analyze this text with the following Camus “The Stranger” novel guide.
Due to the demands of the curriculum, teachers often have to teach texts from a variety of genres. Two popular yet also challenging texts in the high school classrooms are ‘The Outsider’ by Albert Camus and ‘Metamorphosis’ by Franz Kafka.
Many students in Advanced Placement courses or in the International Baccalaureate program, find analyzing literature challenging. Here are some practical tips for writing literary analysis that will help develop critical thinking skills.
Teaching characterization in Tennessee William’s A Streetcar Named Desire delights the thousands of students who read it in high school English each year. My A Streetcar Named Desire lesson plans contain this gem.
‘An Inspector Calls’ is a popular play to study in English Literature classrooms. The dominant theme of social responsibility pervades the text and its characters. Here is a lesson plan to prepare students to give oral presentations analyzing individual characters in the play.
Before your oral presentation, use this guide. You’ll learn more and you won’t feel like scraping your eyelids with a fork.
‘The Merchant of Venice’ provides a fascinating text. Although it may not be the most popular of Shakespeare’s dramas, it does contain many interesting themes and ideas that students find engaging.