If He Isn't a Gentleman, He's a Horror
Kind of Activity:
Conduct a close-reading of a scene, and analyze how the governess regards Peter Quint.
Common Core Standards:
When the governess describes the male specter to Mrs. Grose in an attempt to ascertain his identity, she mentions a few odd, seemingly contradictory impressions. Have your students re-read the text of this exchange (Chapter V), and conduct a close reading. Encourage students to take detailed notes and think critically about the meaning of individual words. What do we learn about the governess from...
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