If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will become familiar with the development, characteristics, and significance of British modernism.
Students will learn about Virginia Woolf's biography and its influence on the novel.
Students will practice thinking and writing analytically about literature, using examples from the text and appropriate literary terminology to support arguments about the way a text functions.
Students will think critically about the way gender is explored in the text and will become familiar with how sexuality was understood in the early 20th...