Teacher Guide

Pedro Paramo Lesson Plan

Notes to the Teacher

It should be noted that Pedro Páramo is a short novel with many moments of violence, particularly towards women. The teacher needs to address this with the class before beginning any lesson plan. It should be emphasized that the depiction of violence in the novel should be looked at with a critical eye, and not as something to be replicated.

The thought questions in this lesson plan provide material and ideas that students can use to write short original essays and to develop their powers of analysis.

The questions provided for the final paper are most suitable for student essays. For the sake of improving their written expression, teachers should encourage students to write on topics...

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