"I Am Not My Childhood," and Other Lies Told by Snowman
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to analyze how Jimmy's character is affected by his relationships and surroundings.
Common Core Standards:
The early chapters of Oryx and Crake focus heavily on its protagonist's childhood. These early years may not seem important, but they can be seen as a microcosm of Jimmy's eventual character trajectory. As a class, investigate the chapters in which Jimmy recalls his childhood, and encourage students to remember the events and relationships that shape him. These...
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