Everything you need to understand or teach Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth.
This well-known novel, once-controversial because of its graphic sexual and religious content, is the story of Alexander Portnoy, a profoundly troubled young Jewish man struggling with several disquieting obsessions. Narrated from a passionate, highly articulate and frantic stream of consciousness point of view, the book explores themes relating to the nature and purpose of sexuality, Jewishness, and freedom.
This narrative of one man's tortured explorations of his past and present is told from the first...
Portnoy's Complaint Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including: