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 practice presenting their literary analysis in writing and speaking.
Students will analyze the role of fiction in society.
Students will analyze the role of patriarchy in Iran and the United States.
Students will develop and articulate opinions based on the themes and ideas emerging from the novel.
Students will grapple with the role of bias in a nonfiction text.