The 1950's, Post-World War II Literature, & "Franny and Zooey"
Kind of Activity:
Students will examine trends in post-World War II literature and evaluate "Franny and Zooey"'s place in that genre.
Common Core Standards:
Introduce the students to the activity by briefly explaining the context in which the novel was written. The years following World War II were a period in U.S. history of significant economic growth and opportunity in many ways, but were also rife with isolation and conflict for many groups of people. These tensions bubbled...
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