Lesson 1 (from The First Epoch: The Story begun by Walter Hartright, of Clement's Inn, Teacher of Drawing, Parts I-V)
"The Woman in White" is a novel written in a unique format, from several points of view. The purpose of this lesson is to help the reader understand the format of "The Woman in White" and how this format serves the story.
1. Class discussion: What does the Preamble to "The Woman in White" address? What is unique about the format of "The Woman in White" compared to other novels? Why is this particular story not told in a traditional, chapter to chapter format?
2. Group activity: Divide the class into four groups. Have each group discuss the following questions: 1. What is point of view? 2. How is point of view used to tell the story of "The Woman in White"? 3. How many different point of views will be addressed in "The Woman in White"? How do you know?
3. Group activity: Divide the class into pairs. Assign each...
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