Everything you need to understand or teach Rabbit, Run by John Updike.
"Who likes Rabbit, apart from his author?" Hermione Lee asks in The New Republic.
Sexist, dumb, lazy, illiterate (he spends the whole
novel not finishing a book on American history), a
terrible father . . . an inadequate husband, an unreliable
lover, a tiresome lecher, a failing businessman,
a cowardly patient, a typically "territorial" male:
What kind of moral vantage point is this?
But, she writes, "What redeems Rabbit is that, inside his brutish exterior, he is...
Rabbit, Run Lesson Plans contain 117 pages of teaching material, including: