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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about literary context of Tuck Everlasting for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Author biography, text summary, and character analysis
- Genre description and an overview of awards
- Significant quotes and an analysis of setting
- Vocabulary unique to the text
- An examination of the house in the novel
- A review of the music box
- Understanding the story's climatic moment
1. Tuck Everlasting: Summary, Characters & Author
'What if you could live forever?' Natalie Babbitt explores this question in her novel, Tuck Everlasting. Read more about Babbitt, her book, and the characters that wrestle with this question.
2. Tuck Everlasting: Genre & Awards
Natalie Babbitt's novel 'Tuck Everlasting' has maintained its beloved and well awarded status over the years since it was published in 1975. It's done this by fitting into several different genres and reaching a wide demographic of readers.
3. Tuck Everlasting: Setting & Quotes
Natalie Babbitt's ''Tuck Everlasting'' tells the story of immortality, and whether or not living forever would be a good thing. The story's setting plays a key part in the decisions of main character, Winnie Foster.
4. Tuck Everlasting Vocabulary
This lesson outlines the challenges of eternal life presented in ''Tuck Everlasting'' along with a list of demanding vocabulary words and their definitions. Also provided are examples of how the words relate to various parts of the novel.
5. The House in Tuck Everlasting
You can learn so much about someone from just a glance inside their home. In this lesson, we will examine the Tucks' house closely, and learn what it reveals about the Tuck family, as well as how it contrasts with Winnie's home.
6. Tuck Everlasting Music Box
In 'Tuck Everlasting,' Mae Tuck doesn't own anything of note except a small music box she keeps in her pocket at all times. In this lesson, we will discover what makes this music box significant to the story.
7. What is the Climax of Tuck Everlasting?
In the climax of a story, the main character faces a situation that forces them to evolve. This do-or-die moment leaves the character changed forever. Let's take a look at the climax of Tuck Everlasting, and see how the story shifts after the climax.
Tuck Everlasting Vocabulary Flashcards
In this set, you will learn some of the vocabulary words found in ''Tuck Everlasting.'' Because the book is set in the early 1900s, some of these words are old-fashioned and less common today.
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