Everything you need to understand or teach The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy.
The Prince of Tides is the tale of the destruction wrought upon the lives of a family through denial, abuse and lies. The story begins with the earliest recollections of Tom Wingo about his mother's love of language and the beauty of the natural world around them. It has profound but different effects on each to the three children - Luke, the eldest, and the twins Tom and Savannah. The children also learn a love of nature from their father, Henry Wingo, a man of unrefined behavior and traditional southern male attitudes.
The children grow to resent both father and mother as they grow up in the Wingo household, but they never really cease to love them in their own ways. Only Lila feels that the family is deprived and struggles to rise above the lower class label she has lived under all her life. She tells fabulous...
The Prince of Tides Lesson Plans contain 138 pages of teaching material, including: