Classics Club: Wind in the Willows

The Classics Club: The Wind in the Willows is a complete discussion of Kenneth Grahame's classic tale for grades three and up. Using questions from the Socratic List, Adam leads the class in a discussion of structural elements of the story such as setting, character, plot, and conflict. The discussion also explores universal themes like home, friendship, foolishness, and Nature.    

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Classics Club: The Yearling

Marjorie Rawlings' Pulitzer prize winner never fails to touch the heart with its powerful depiction of a boy's coming of age.  Full of symbolism and imagery, The Yearling is as beautiful a treatment of this theme as any in the english language.  Adam's discussion deals with all the major elements of fiction in turn without losing sight of the breathtaking artistry of the novel.

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