NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson

NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
NZ Short Story: 'The Hole That Jack Dug' Frank Sargeson
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A zip file consisting of 3 PDF resources.

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1. Education and a New Zealand Identity
Students ponder and discuss how these two ideas are represented in the short story using three character cards.

2. Mrs Parker - Friend or Foe?
How and why does Sargeson depict Mrs Parker as such an unfavorable character? A worksheet which examines four different aspects of Mrs Parker's character.

3. Themes - The Ultimate Mate
Five tasks which examine a series of themes in the short story before culminating in a decision between what is more important in the short story - marriage or friendship?


You can read a copy of the short story in the short story anthology 'Some Other Country' edited by Marion McLeod and Bill Manhire, Fourth Edition, Victoria University Press 2008.
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4 pages
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Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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