Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1-2)
Lost in a Good Book is the second book in Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next series. The events in The Eyre Affair, the first book, set the stage for Lost in a Good Book and get the events rolling. The objective of this lesson is to learn about the events that led to the story in Lost in a Good Book.
1) Class Discussion: Where does Lost in a Good Book begin? Why might this beginning be confusing to some readers? Explain what happened in the Jane Eyre case. How did this case affect literature? How did it affect Thursday? How did it affect Goliath? How did it affect SpecOps? What does the outcome of this case reveal about Thursday's society?
2) Groups: Divide the students into groups. Have the students identify specific elements from the Jane Eyre case that are key to the story in...
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