Objective: Part I: Chapters 1 and 2. The setting of this book is St. Petersburg, Russia. In addition, the writer discusses a metaphorical setting of the Underground. The objective here is for students to gain a better understanding for the setting of this story in terms of its actual setting as well as the metaphorical setting.
1) Class Discussion: Engage the students in a discussion about the actual setting of the book: St. Petersburg, Russia. What do the students know about this city? How does this information help the students to better understand the story line?
2) Class Discussion: Engage the students in a discussion about the Underground. Do the students think this is a real place or a metaphorical place? What does the Underground look like? Who is in the Underground? How does this information help the students to better understand the story line?
3) Group Activity: Divide the students into...
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