Objective: Chapter 1-The character Orlando is painted as the protagonist early on in the book, and the reader is able to learn a lot about him in the first chapter. Although his nature is obscure, it appears that he does not fit the role of the typical man his ancestors were. This lesson examines the protagonist in the book.
1. Group Activity: Have the class split into groups of four and create a list of ways the protagonist Orlando appears to be different from others of his kind in the book. After your group completes the list, have one member share your findings with the rest of class.
2. Class Discussion: What appears to be the nature of the protagonist Orlando based on his comparisons to his ancestors? What can we learn about the protagonist based on his treatment of women in the book? What evidence is present to...
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