Who, in your opinion, is the tragic hero in the play Julius Caesar? Why?
List the short stories that deal with the theme of racism. Which story has impacted you the most and why?
The first time that I became aware of the book Twilight, was when I confiscated it three times, in one day, in three different classes! People, this is UNHEARD of. I sat with the three copies on my desk at the end of the day, waiting for the students to collect them. It astounded me that so many students would risk confiscation just to sneak a read. So while waiting, I read the first page. I then drove to the book store and bought a copy, and the rest is history.
How did you discover Twilight?
Teacher Chic is no spring chicken, but I still appreciate a beautiful and complex love story when I read it. Therefore, I invite you, my very enthusiastic and brilliant students, to join me in discussing this book. So we'll make it a date, last week in June, 2011, Twilight it is!
Identify the three original lovers in the play. Which of the couples do you think represents true love and why?
Troy has been through many hardships. Recount two difficult times in Troy's life. Say how these two instances in his life has led him to be a stubborn individual.
List the ways in which Beka is a good friend to Toycie and discuss, in each case, why this is so.
In your opinion, how does Toycie's social and economic background limit her? Do you think that these two factors contributed to her downfall?
Descibe Toycie's relationship with Emilio before the pregnancy. Describe the changes in the relationship after the pregnancy. What does each characters' actions (during both periods) reveal about their personalities?
Initially, Beka is an immature young lady with many flaws. Recount some of the incidences in Beka's life that, in your opinion, prompted her to change, throughout the course of the book. State the changes made.
Teacher Chic says: "This text is filled with stimulating stories. Let's talk about them!"
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