Alternate Point of View Exercise
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to imagine the narrative from a secondary character’s perspective
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.5
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter is told from a third-person point of view focusing on John Singer, Mick Kelly, Jake Blount, and Biff Brannon, yet there are several secondary characters who play important roles in terms of the plot and the development of the major characters. The reader learns to greater or lesser degrees about Portia Copeland, Bubber Kelly, Harry Minowitz, Lucile and Baby...
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