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: The Prologue contains references to how the purity of the Muses has been corrupted by the desire to please artistic critics. The Prologue even chides the Muses for giving in to the demands of the critics. This reference to the Muses, the Greek goddesses of the arts and science, is known as an allusion, and the focus of this lesson will be on the use of allusion...
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