Kind of Activity:
Students will gain insight into another character's point of view and examine why Wharton tells the story from Newland's point of view.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1
Start out the activity with a class discussion, asking the students to discuss the benefits of reading the story from Newland's point of view. Mainly, the students should note that, as a cultural insider and a keen observer, Newland is able to both understand all of the social mores and see the problems with them. If the story was told from...
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