Lesson 1 (from Part 1, Chapter 1)
The author begins The Second Coming by introducing the basic aspects of the novel including the setting, the main characters, and the mood. The setting of a novel is the time and place in which the events take place. The objective of this lesson is to discuss the setting of The Second Coming.
1. Discuss the setting of the novel with the class. Do you know, yet, where the characters are located? Talk about what details you have learned so far about the setting such as the city, state, or country where it is set. What is the era in which this novel occurs? Has the author given any specific date and year as to when the action is occurring? How do you know the details about the setting? What literary devices does the author use to give these details to the reader, such as through...
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