Charlie and the Tree of Knowledge
Kind of Activity:
Understand the story of the Tree of Knowledge, analyze what it means in the context of the novel
Common Core Standards:
Charlie's disability - and his sudden transformation into a genius - is met with a lot of distrust and suspicion. Take note of the specific incidents when this attitude is tied to religion.
As a class, identify the instances when religion is discussed in the text. For example:
- Charlie's nurse after his operation, who insists that what Nemur & Strauss did to him is against God's will.
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