Daily Lessons for Teaching Fingersmith

Sarah Waters
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Lesson 1 (from Part 1, Chapter 1)


Analogy. It should be noted that the cold, dark, damp weather and the fog arrive with Gentleman. Prior to his arrival, the only mention of darkness occurs with the description of the route taken by Mr. Ibbs with refashioned stolen goods. It is also notable that Sue is very explicit that in childhood, her hair was light and shining, but now it has turned dark. These are examples of analogy in writing.

This lesson will look at analogy.


1. Homework. Students will research the meaning and use of analogy in literature writing a short paper on their research findings.

2. Class discussion. What is an analogy? How is it used in literature? How might it be used in everyday conversation? How does it make writing more interesting? Can an analogy be interpreted in more than one way? Why is the darkness in Part 1 used to represent the...

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