Lesson 1 (from Right Ho, Jeeves, Chapter 1 | Right Ho, Jeeves, Chapter 2)
The author of "Life with Jeeves," P.G. Wodehouse, was a prolific writer of novels, short stories and musical theatre. A great deal of his work focused on the upper-class of English society. This lesson's objective is to discuss the author of "Life with Jeeves," P.G. Wodehouse.
1) Library research: Have students research the author, P.G. Wodehouse. Explore the other works written, as well as his background. Take a look at interviews and essays about Wodehouse and his works to gain information on his writing and where "Life with Jeeves" fits in with his other works.
2) Presentation: Have students get into pairs and prepare a presentation, using their research on P.G. Wodehouse and his canon. Have each group read an excerpt from different short stories or novels written by Wodehouse during their presentation. At the end of the presentations, have students compare the...
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