Objective: Prologue: The entire play is an allegory written in blank verse. This lesson will focus on what an allegory is, and what blank verse is. There will be a second lesson on allegories later in the book in order for the students to understand what the allegory is at that point.
1. Before class write the definition of "allegory" on the board. An allegory is a story about one human, or one situation, in order to make a point about a larger and more general truth. Allegories are usually spiritual.
2. These lessons will all include a journal-type entry for the individual students to do at the beginning of class. The point of keeping a journal is to get the students thinking about the point of the lesson and about what they have read. It would be helpful for each student to keep a journal, or a section...
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