Lesson 1 (from Part I, I - IV)
Part I, Section I
The author has many choices to make in deciding how to tell his story. One of the choices is the point of view to use. The writer can tell the story from the point of view of a single character. The author might also use the omniscient perspective which allows him to tell the thoughts of one or many characters. This lesson's objective is to examine the point of view Azuela has chosen for this story, as revealed in Part I, Section I, and analyze the possible reasons for this approach.
1) Individual Work: Read Part I, Section I, pp. 5-8 and in your reading log, list the characters who are represented in this part of the story. Determine whether you think they are simple, flat characters or complex, rounded characters whose lives and thoughts will be examined in the rest of...
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