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White Angel . Michael Cunningham. Initial discussion . Share your MVPs for this story. Explain why you chose this passage as your MVP. . Objects and Symbols. Identify quotes where Cunningham writes about doors, windows, planes, flying, and winged creatures.

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White angel

White Angel

Michael Cunningham


Initial discussion

Initial discussion

  • Share your MVPs for this story. Explain why you chose this passage as your MVP.


Objects and symbols

Objects and Symbols

  • Identify quotes where Cunningham writes about doors, windows, planes, flying, and winged creatures.

  • Discuss the role these objects/symbols play in the story.


Culture and context

Culture and context

  • Share the lyrics from the songs you listened to for homework.

  • Discuss the roles music and historical time period play in the story.


Relationships

Relationships

Describe the characters and their relationships.

Consider the relationship between:

  • Carlton and Bobby

  • The father and Carlton; the father and Bobby

  • The mother and Carlton; the mother and Bobby

  • The mother and father

  • Carlton and his girlfriend


Character motivation

Character motivation

  • What does Carlton want?

  • What does Bobby, at age 9, want?

  • What does Bobby, the adult, want? Why does he write the story?


Themes

Themes

  • What themes or archetypes does Cunningham’s explore in this story?


Postmodernism

Postmodernism

  • What makes this a postmodern text?

  • How does the postmodern condition or perspective connect to the themes of the story?


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