Taboo Topics at Hailsham
Kind of Activity:
Discuss why Hailsham students pressure each other to avoid certain "taboo" topics.
Common Core Standards:
Certain topics are "taboo" among Hailsham students. Many of these topics are related to the horrifying, unspoken truth of Hailsham: that the students are created for organ harvest as soon as they reach adulthood. Miss Lucy feels they are both "told and not told" about this, and Kathy agrees; though Miss Lucy finally states it outright, there is still a sort of self-imposed secrecy around certain...
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