Lesson 1 (from Part I: Dublin)
Part I: Dublin
James Joyce was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882. The objective of this lesson is to explore the city of Dublin, Ireland.
Lead the class in a discussion about Dublin, Ireland. Begin with defining the city's geographical location. Ask the students about any current perceptions they have about the city. How have these changed from their perceptions prior to reading the book? How would the students characterize the city in one word? Do the students feel like they want to visit? Why or why not? Do any of the students feel like they would like to live there? Why or why not?
As an in-class exercise, have the students do some online research about Dublin at the time that James Joyce was born. What changes have been made in the areas of architecture, commerce, education, and other aspects of the city? They should...
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