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Style: Translating Stylistic Choices from Hawthorne to Hemingway and Back Again

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Style: Translating Stylistic Choices from Hawthorne to Hemingway and Back Again

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Additional texts by Hawthorne and Hemingway, or the authors you've chosen for this activity, for students to refer to if needed.

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PREPARATION

  • If your students have not worked on stylistic analysis before, you might complete the Style: Defining and Exploring an Author's Stylistic Choices lesson plan before beginning this activity.

  • Students should have a working knowledge of the authors who are discussed in this activity. The activity is ideal for students who have read at least one Hemingway short story or novel and a substantial piece by Nathaniel Hawthorne, such as The Scarlet Letter. The activities in this lesson are from Hemingway and Hawthorne; however, the activity could be modified to work with other authors as well.

  • If desired, select additional fables from Aesop's Fables, from the Gutenberg Project.

  • Make copies of the handouts.

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