Everything you need to understand or teach A Cup of Tea by Amy Ephron.
A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917, written by Amy Ephron in 1997, is based on a short story of the same name written by Katherine Mansfield. Unlike the short story, the novel is set in the spring of 1917 in New York, set against the backdrop of World War I.
Socialite Rosemary Fell invites a homeless woman, Eleanor, to her home for a cup of tea, as it is pouring rain and the woman is clearly getting drenched with just a thin sweater. Rosemary is generous and offers Eleanor clothes and food. When Rosemary's fiancé Philip walks in, he is clearly struck by Eleanor's beauty - a beauty that was masked before she had a chance to clean herself up. When Rosemary clues in to this, she gives Eleanor money and an overcoat and sends her on her way.
Rosemary's friend Jane runs after Eleanor and urges her to...
A Cup of Tea: A Novel of 1917 Lesson Plans contain 97 pages of teaching material, including: