Everything you need to understand or teach Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo.
Pedro Páramo's estranged son, Juan Preciado, comes to find his father after his mother's death, but instead he finds only a town deserted except for its ghosts. Through a complex narrative told from multiple points of view, which skips forward and backward in time, author Juan Rulfo explores the life of don Pedro, a man who is both a villain and a tragic figure.
The novel opens as Juan Preciado is headed to Comala after his mother's death. He meets a stranger on the road, who later turns out to be dead. In the town, he stays with a woman who is also a wandering soul. Comala turns out to be a kind of purgatory, full of its dead souls, who wander the town, usually unaware that they are dead. Juan himself, after being taken in by a woman and her brother who are living in sin...
Pedro Paramo Lesson Plans contain 125 pages of teaching material, including: