Everything you need to understand or teach The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett.
The Maltese Falcon, by Dashiell Hammett, is a detective story first published in serial form in 1929 and 1930 in a famous pulp magazine of the day, Black Mask. The magazine specialized in the tough-guy vernacular and clever cynicism of “hardboiled” detective fiction, of which The Maltese Falcon became a prime example. It was first published in book form in 1930.
The Maltese Falcon Lesson Plans contain 106 pages of teaching material, including: