Kind of Activity:
Students will discuss the overall role women that play throughout the work.
Common Core Standards:
By this point in their reading, many students may have noticed that there are few female characters in Lord Jim. Those who play a prominent rule are Jewel, her mother (the Malay-Dutch woman), and Doramin's wife. Begin this discussion by asking students what we know about these three women; they may be surprised at how little we can say about them. Particularly telling is the fact that, of the three, Jewel is the only named female character, and we cannot be sure that...
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