Lesson 1 (from Book 1: Dawn; Section 1: Womb)
Setting. Lilith's Brood is set near and on earth in the future following a catastrophic war which wipes out 80% of the earth's population.
The objective of this lesson is to look at setting.
1. Homework: Students will rewrite the basic plot of Lilith's Brood and set it in another century, explaining how the different setting changes the work. For example, what would be different if it was set in World War I or II instead of following a World War III?
2. Class discussion: Could Lilith's Brood have been set anywhere? How does the setting make this a unique story? How do the people in Lilith's Brood differ from the students' hometown? How did the setting affect the characters, the plot, and the themes? Why is the setting important?
3. Group work: In groups students will research a setting that might be similar and discuss the ways in...
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