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: In Chapter 1, Milosz relates the plot of Insatiability, a novel in which people trade metaphysical concerns for a carefree life. They do this by taking Murti-Bing pills, which make them completely calm and happy. Milosz shows that this artificial cessation of concerns is caused by three factors: the absence of religion, the feeling that a man's life is meaningless, and a fear of thinking for oneself. This...
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