“If I’d only known then…”
Kind of Activity:
Through close reading, students will identify examples of foreshadowing and symbolism and practice making inferences
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.11-12.6; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.11-12.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.11-12.4
The narrator of “The Bloody Chamber” tells the story when she’s older and wiser, and she seems to have spent quite a bit of time thinking about how naïve she was and how lucky she was to escape. Looking back, she identifies quite a few things that might have clued her in about the Marquis earlier,...
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