learning goal: how does the nature of the narrator affect readers’ thoughts and feelings in Gordimer’s “The Ultimate Safari”? In other words, how does the fact that this person tells the story affect the story’s meaning?
in pods, using the Guiding Questions for point of view (teller’s position), come to consensus today’s learning-goal question
Also consider basic questions like these: What does the narrator say? How does she say it? To whom does she say it? How does the way she speaks, thinks and feels compare to these aspects of other characters in the story? What does she not say? How does she see herself and her primary responsibilities?
Finally, how are readers’ thoughts and feelings shaped by the newspaper advertisement that starts the story?
pod discussion first, followed by reports from each pod, followed by whole-group discussion (and a paragraph-writing on the horizon)