If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to analyze the structure of the text, referring to the significance of first-person narration to the theme.
Students will be able to analyze language and tone, considering the author's writing style and the narrator's point of view.
Students will demonstrate how literary devices and elements may be combined to perform a close reading of the text.
Students will be able to use textual evidence to support interpretations and analyses of symbols, motifs, and themes.
Students will be able to use terms found within the...