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    Famous Last Words

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    To explore Miles' obsession with famous last words.

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    Miles Halter is fascinated with the last words of famous individuals. According to him, some people have "great last words" and some have "terrible last words," and it's very disappointing when they don't have any last words at all.

    Ask your class to theorize as to what criteria make for "great" or "terrible" last words. You may want to make a list on your smartboard or on a large sheet of paper. Some questions you may want to consider:

    - Is it enough for the last words to be...

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