Ethereal Issues. How do the things that are important to us create the person we are and influence the person we will become ? . Classroom. Seniors English 12 or Contemporary issues portion of Bible Lit. and Contemporary issues course Can be adapted to work with World Literature. Standards.
How do the things that are important to us create the person we are and influence the person we will become?
Primary Text: The Stranger by Albert Camus
Summary: A young man buries his mother, shuns a female lover, defends his mistress-beating friend, and kills a man without experiencing any of the expected internal conflicts. One might consider him a genuine sociopath yet something about his outlook on life gives the reader pause in passing judgment.
Also Works With: Hamlet, Macbeth, or King Lear by William Shakespeare
1984 by George Orwell
Angela’s Ashes, by Frank McCourt
The Ultimate Gift by Jim Stovall
The spoiled nephew of an oil tycoon must complete extraordinary tasks, which build upon his character in order to receive his inheritance.
Note: This text is a very easy read. It is not to be used for analytical value but rather as a starting point for a few of the activities and as an aid in getting the students thinking about life questions.
“Manual of Me”
You Trajectory Piece