Lesson 1 (from Chapters 1-3)
Setting. Where a play, book or story takes place often affects the characters' personalities and the possibilities for plot. Setting is a usually carefully considered item in an author's set-up for fiction. Tarzan of the Apes is primarily set in Africa with some situations in France and the United States in the mid-1800’s.
The objective of this lesson is to understand setting and how it relates to the book, why it is important and how an author sets up setting. The students should also be able to identify the setting in Tarzan of the Apes and how the setting relates to the story, the plot and the characters.
Class Discussion: Could Tarzan of the Apes have been set anywhere? How does the setting make this a unique story? How do the people in Tarzan of the Apes 's world differ from the students' world...
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