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outline for teacher comments given in class

light quote (6)

(multiple) settings and (three main) characters

themes: e.g., sickness/illness/disease and health/healing/recovery

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choose a character: Stephen, Matsu or Sachi

keep a journal about the changing light on this person, in order to capture a full portrait (be true to the story of this person); in this journal record occasional passages from each chapter, accompanied by your reflections on what new light the passage sheds on the character

PRIMARY TOPICS FOR OUR READING OF THIS NOVEL: SETTINGS, CHARACTERS, THEMES

 

step one: copy onto today’s “journal” white-board quote (“I wondered if Matsu . . . begin to fill” (13))

 

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