The Witches is a fantasy novel for children by best-selling British author Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake. Set in Norway and Great Britain, the story focuses on a seven-year-old boy and his grandmother as they set out to stop the witches of England from turning children into mice and to eradicate the global witch society. The Witches explores themes of deceiving appearances, the merits of living, transformation, and family.
NOTE: Citations in this lesson plan refer to the Kindle version of The Witches, published by Puffin Books, 2007.
When looking at women over the past two centuries, and comparing them to the modern women of today, it becomes obvious that major changes have occurred. Changes such as the Industrial Revolution; whe...