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Number of Pages: 127
Vendor: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 1995
|Dimensions: 8 X 5.25 (inches)|
The Old Man and the Sea, Novel Units Student Packet, Grades 9-12Ernest HemingwayECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Other, N/A$10.99 Retail:
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Old Man and the Sea Study Guide on CDROMProgeny Press / Compact disc$18.99 Retail:
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The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal—a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.
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Because this is designed as a teacher-driven course, you will only need the one book, which includes all of the student and teacher information, as well as the answers to the discussion questions. It can be used at any time during high school, with a choice of American literature or British literature. Both of them feature units on novels, essays, and poetry, but American Lit has a short story unit and British Lit has a book review unit. Each one has a list of required reading titles, which are available separately.
This well-rounded course will help your high school students read and understand classic literature and use it for college preparation. Approx. 200 pages, softcover.