This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Right away, Max's character is shown to be a man of complex emotions. He notes that one has to be tough to survive in show business, but, while Max does display ruthlessness and toughness, he exhibits sensitivity and despair just as easily. These extremes in emotions make for a much more interesting and sympathetic character than would a one-note character. Even more telling, great care is taken...
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