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Below is a sample breakdown of the Literary Modernism chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Mrs. Dalloway: Analysis of Characters and Style||A summary of Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel|
|Tuesday||Mrs. Dalloway: Analysis of Characters and Style||The story's plotline and major characters|
|Wednesday||Introduction to D.H. Lawrence: His Works and Controversy||The author's books and his background|
|Thursday||Introduction to Joseph Conrad: Novels and Colonialism||The themes and works of the novelist|
|Friday||Even More Modernists: Pound, Stein and Mansfield||The lives and careers of other modernist writers, including Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Katherine Mansfield|
1. Mrs. Dalloway: Analysis of Characters and Style
This lesson outlines the characters, major plot points and style of Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel 'Mrs. Dalloway.' We'll discuss how free indirect discourse informs both the style and substance of the novel, and how memory and interpretation are valued more highly than relaying concrete events.
2. Introduction to D.H. Lawrence: His Works and Controversy
In this video, we'll introduce D.H. Lawrence's life and works. We'll dig a little deeper into his controversial portrayals of sexuality and explore the social politics at play in his life and in his fiction.
3. Introduction to Joseph Conrad: Novels and Colonialism
Sailor, groundbreaking writer, incurable racist - these are just some of the terms that have been used to describe novelist Joseph Conrad. Watch our lesson for an introduction to this man's life and an overview of his major works!
4. Even More Modernists: Pound, Stein, and Mansfield
In this lesson, explore a few major figures in modernist literature who helped define the 20th century, including Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and Katherine Mansfield. Test your understanding of these figures with a brief quiz.
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