To Kill a Mockingbird - Multiple Critical Perspectives: (Reproducible)
Use Critical Theory to Foster a Rich Understanding of Literature in Every Student
Studying a literary text from a variety of critical perspectives is a great way to open students’ minds, help them find a personal connection a work of literature, and kindle a lifelong passion for the works that you love to teach.
These ready-to-use, reproducible guides will help you introduce your students to literary theory, exposing them to the Feminist, Freudian, Archetypal, Marxist, Formalist, and New Historicist approaches. Each unit introduces three of these approaches and provides activities to examine the work you are studying from each perspective — a perfect way to get students at any level actively thinking about what they are reading in new and exciting ways.
Each Multiple Critical Perspectives Guide will help you:
• Introduce a work of literature using the provided historical and social background, plot summary, character list, brief exploration of the work’s genre, and more
• Familiarize students with the specifics of the three critical theory to be studied with i
Theories discussed in To Kill a Mockingbird:
• Feminist Theory
• Psychoanalytical/Freudian Theory
• New Historicism