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Camus' The Stranger: Lesson on the novel's first line

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The driving question behind this interactive PowerPoint's is how an author uses diction and syntax to convey character and theme. Students analyze a song about mothers and sons and then analyze different translations of Camus' iconic opening line to the novel: "Maman died today." Finally, students read and react to an article written by a literary critic who discusses the different translations of the line and how they convey different meanings.
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50 minutes
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