Objective: In the prologue, Lestat introduces himself to the reader, reminding those who have read the first two books, that he is a vampire who seeks fame and fortune in the mortal world. In that, he has been successful, having written a successful autobiography, sold records detailing information about the vampire world, and staging a sold-out rock concert. The prologue is entirely in the first person, though Lestat says much of the rest of the book will be told from other points of view. The objective of this lesson is for students to understand the concept of point of view.
1) Activity 1. Class discussion: What does point of view mean? (Who is telling the story) What are the most common points of view used by an author? (Objective, first person, third person). In each case, what does the narrator know and what is the narrator able to tell...
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