Understanding Allusions I
Kind of Activity:
Students gain an understanding of the many allusions Melville makes.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.1.A, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.B, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.2.D, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.9
Allusions appear in nearly every chapter of Billy Budd, but they are particularly frequent in chapters 6 – 10. To many students, these allusions are both confusing and unnecessary, references that seem to...
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