Lord of Misrule Summary
Jaimy Gordon

Everything you need to understand or teach Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon .

  • Lord of Misrule Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Lord of Misrule Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Lord of Misrule Overview

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.

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Lord of Misrule Lesson Plans contain 119 pages of teaching material, including: