Everything you need to understand or teach Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos.
Broken for You begins as the story of a woman enveloped by the past. Margaret Hauptmann Hughes is a wealthy Seatlle divorcee who lives in a sprawling mansion which overlooks the city. Margaret shuns closeness with people, preferring instead to interact with the objects in her vast collection of figurines and antiques which she inherited from her father, Oscar Hauptmann. Once upon a time, and for many years, Margaret Hauptmann Hughes was happy. However, when her marriage to a young painter fails and her beloved son dies in an automobile accident, Margaret retreats into a world of her own in which expensive soup tureens and delicate porcelain figurines become her only friends. Margaret's dead mother, Cassandra, haunts the Hughes mansion wearing expensive lingerie and often cheating at solitaire while sitting at the kitchen table. Cassandra reminds Margaret of just how small Margaret's life has... View more of the Broken for You Summary
Broken for You Lesson Plans contain 129 pages of teaching material, including: