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: Scene 1 According to Harold Clurman, Clifford Odets' plays are "dated." Odets writes in the language of his characters, be they educated or not, working class or upper class, American or foreign. He also writes in the language of his time, using slang words like "flivver" and palooka. Consequently, the language for which he is so highly praised may be difficult to comprehend or may sound like a...
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