Fifth Business Summary
Robertson Davies

Everything you need to understand or teach Fifth Business by Robertson Davies.

  • Fifth Business Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • ...and more
  • 30 Fifth Business Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Fifth Business Summary

Fifth Business is a story masquerading as a memoir. Dunston Ramsay is a newly-retired headmaster who writes to the new headmaster to object to the dismissive tone in which his career was characterized by the speeches at his retirement banquet. Ramsay objects particularly to the article in the College Chronicle, which treats him as a doddering old school-marm who had not made any contribution to his field.

Ramsay therefore describes...

(read more from the Study Guide)

Study Pack

The Fifth Business Study Pack contains:

Fifth Business Study Guide

Lesson Plan

Fifth Business Lesson Plans contain 143 pages of teaching material, including: