Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1-5)
Fantasy is a genre that uses magic and other supernatural forms as a primary element of plot, theme, and setting. The objective of this lesson is to examine how the writing style of Blood of the Fold reveals the genre of this book as fantasy.
1) Class Discussion: What is fantasy? Identify elements of fantasy in this chapter. There are two worlds introduced in the first chapter. They are the world occupied by the Seeker and the main characters and the supernatural world of the Keeper. Both are associated with magical powers and creatures in different ways. What does the author reveal about the characters in these settings that immediately introduces the element of fantasy? What elements of the story line are full of fantasy?
2) Group Discussion: Discuss how the book would be different if the genre was something other than fantasy. If the...
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