Day 4

Rip Van Winkle and Other Stories Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    Crayon writes a fair amount about the people and places of England, but less so about the rhythm of life. How does this story shed more light on what a day is like in England, and especially London, and how do his adventures compare and contrast?

    Students should consider any details Crayon has mentioned about the way people spend their time in London or in England. Crayon has captured the flow of life in one day, broadly citing the events that seem to divide up that day. He is often simply a traveler who observes things from afar, only interacting on the surface.

  2. 2

    What is the consequence of a saint's devotees’ offerings, and how does Crayon's own adventure in this sketch...

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