Everything you need to understand or teach Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon .
In the novel The Lord of Misrule, author Jaimy Gordon gives her reader a look into the ethically and morally questionable worlds of horse racing. The narrative focuses on Maggie, a young girl with no experience in racing; Medicine Ed, an elderly groom looking for a way to settle down on his own; and Tommy, Maggie’s boyfriend who descends into madness while pursuing a career in racing. Themes in the novel include the roles of luck and superstition in the lives of the characters and the underlying realities of life at the race track.
Lord of Misrule Lesson Plans contain 119 pages of teaching material, including: