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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|
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.
- Collaborative Style Activity, Part 1
- Collaborative Style Activity, Part 2
- Adopting Hawthorne's Style
- 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.