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James Joyce’s collection of thematically related stories explores the conflicts of Dubliners leading lives of moral paralysis. Joyce masterfully dissects the world he grew up in and left as a young man. Most of the stories, written in Joyce’s early twenties, reflect his preoccupations at that time: repression, the influence of the church, the politics of an Ireland under English rule, and urban isolation. As such, all of the characters are touched by pathos. There is Eveline, a young girl who gives up her chance for romantic love to remain the slave of her abusive father; Maria, a lonely spinster, who becomes the subject of subtle mockery, despite her devotion and goodness; and a gathering of local politicians who stop their proceedings to mourn the passing of a great Irish leader, Charles Parnell. Also of note is the beautiful story “The Dead,” which focuses on a man in love with his wife, but finds that her heart has always belonged to another man, long dead. The brooding melancholy of Dubliners, its portrayal of alienation, and the brilliance of its author make this collection a modern classic.

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    Activity Pack: Dubliners (eBook)

    Prestwick House
    148 Pages, Grades 7 - 12
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    Activity Pack: Dubliners (eBook)

    It's possible to energize student learning while accomplishing state-set objectives and national criterion with Prestwick House Activity Packs! Students will learn crucial abstract literary concepts, including the subtlety of style and plot, the elaborateness of theme, and the inclinations of their favorite characters. With this eBook, a variety of reproducible exercises are offered, giving students hands-on experience that will prove integral to their literary experience and indispensible to educators.This eBook is an entry in the Prestwick House Activity Pack series, comprised of some of the following titles: Into The Wild; Life of Pi; The Picture of Dorian Gray; The Poisonwood Bible; The Bluest Eye; Beowulf. All aforementioned Prestwick House Activity Packs, as well as the rest of the series, can be viewed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button on the left.

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    Response Journal: Dubliners (eBook)

    Prestwick House
    48 Pages, Grades 7 - 12
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    Response Journal: Dubliners (eBook)

    This Prestwick House Response Journal is specifically designed to help students relate ideas in literature back to their own experiences. This eBook provides chapter-by-chapter reproducible prompts to help students reflect on what they've read, bridging their life experiences with the adventures of the characters. As part of the response-centered movement, critical thinking journals make a superb warm-up activity that will eventually culminate into a personal reference.This eBook is an entry in the Prestwick House Response Journals series. Other best-selling titles include: Rebecca; The Secret Life of Bees; Into The Wild; The Bluest Eye; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Brave New World; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and many more. The aforementioned best-selling eBook response journals, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.

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    Teaching Unit: Dubliners (eBook)

    Prestwick House
    99 Pages, Grades 7 - 12
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    Teaching Unit: Dubliners (eBook)

    For either the new or experienced teacher, Prestwick House's Teaching Units serve as a useful resource for teaching a new book, with a broad selection of eBook guides available for immediate download. Chapter-by-chapter exercises help students achieve scholarly objectives with essay and discussion questions, vocabulary lists, and a multiple-choice test. Educators will save time and energy with this indispensible teaching resource.This eBook is an entry in the Prestwick House Teaching Units series. Other best-selling titles include: The Lottery; Life of Pi; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; A Thousand Splendid Suns; The Outsiders; The Gift of the Magi; I Know What You Did Last Summer, and many more. The aforementioned best-selling eBook guides for teaching, as well as the rest of the series, can be accessed by clicking on the 'View All In Series' button to the left.

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    Dubliners Lesson Plans

    Center for Learning
    92 Pages, Grades 9 - 12
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    Dubliners Lesson Plans

    Curriculum guide for Dubliners by James Joyce; aligned to Common Core standards. Includes objectives, teacher notes, individual and small group activities, student handouts with suggested responses, culminating activities and quizzes with answer keys. Students analyze individual stories and synthesize recurring themes and motifs. They also apply tools of fiction; discover epiphanies; examine plot, character, point of view, setting, and stylistic devices; and consider aspects of James Joyce's literary style and his use of the grotesque. PDF format allows posting handouts directly to a LMS or to student devices. 12 Lesson Plans/34 Handouts