Lesson 1 (from Section 1)
Upon beginning this text, students are likely to recognize immediately that the style is unorthodox. What they are most likely responding to is two things: first, that the text is composed entirely of the monologues of each character; second, and a direct result of the first, the plot of the story is not easy to grasp. The reading experience upon beginning this particular text is difficult. The plot is not entirely compelling, and that makes starting the book much more difficult. The objective is to have the students discuss the difficulties in beginning this book and to have them start to think about what Woolf is attempting to accomplish.
1.) Small Groups / Partners with short presentations: Have the students split into small groups or partners, and ask them to simply write a paragraph or make an outline of the simple events that occur in the...
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