John Steinbeck’s acclaimed novel is our main focus in December and we will mainly focus on setting, characters, plot/structure, tone, conflict, narrator and theme. To read about these literary features, see Ndla’s resources.
Dec 6: Finish reading pages 1-50. On your blog, you should write about a. your first impression of the novel in general and of the two main characters in particular, George and Lennie.
In addition, b. Write a paragraph or two about the time the book is set in (setting). Make 5-8 questions to this first part. The questions will be used in class on Thursday, Dec 6.