Lesson 1 (from Part 1: Chapter 1 & 2)
Setting. Where a play, book or story takes place often affects the individuals in the book. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is set mostly in Las Vegas with several scenes in California and on the road between California and Las Vegas. It is set in the 1970’s. The objective of this lesson is to understand setting and how it relates to the book, and why it is important. The students should be able to identify the setting in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and how the setting relates to the story, the plot and the people in the book.
Class Discussion: Could Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas have taken place anywhere? How does the setting make this a unique story? How do the people in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 's differ from the people in the students' hometown? How does...
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