The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit

The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
The Bell Jar Supplemental Unit
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There's plenty of Plath here for the curious and enthusiastic. The Bell Jar supplemental unit was designed to expand upon the reading of Sylvia Plath’s novel. The 15 page PPT includes 11 reading/writing assignments and activities. Half are non-fiction. (The bundled file of 75 pages includes the work involved as reference.) Stories and activities include -

  • Read and interpret, “Sunday at the Mintons’” the winning Mademoiselle short story. (Read between Ch 2-3)
  • Read and interpret the short story, “Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams”
  • Read Olive Higgins Prouty, Bobbie: General Manager (written by the real Philomena Guinea) and compare to The Bell Jar. (Read after Ch 4)
  • Read and interpret nonfiction Yale posture articles (Read after Chapter 6 )
  • Compare and contrast F. Scott Fitzgerald’s essay, “My Lost City” with The Bell Jar.
  • Ted Hughes group assignment.
  • Retrospective of covers with assignment.
  • Compare and analyze Plath poems to the novel.
  • Write a comparative analysis essay about shared characteristics between Poe and Plath.
  • Read “The Mad Poets Society” from The Atlantic Monthly about the famous people at McLean Hospital. (Read after 18-20)
  • Read and interpret “Dying, an Introduction” book review published in The New Yorker, from 1971 by Howard Moss. (Read after 18-20)
Total Pages
90 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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