Everything you need to understand or teach Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata.
The story opens with a man named Shimamura on a train bound for a resort town in the snow country of Japan. Shimamura is taken by the girl's voice, which he says rings out clearly. The woman is accompanied by an ill gentleman. The man's name is Yukio and he is the son of a music teacher in the village where Shimamura is bound. The woman's name, he will later learn, is Yoko.
Snow Country Lesson Plans contain 112 pages of teaching material, including: