Where’s the Climax in A Separate Peace? (Freshman Want to Know!)

We just finished A Separate Peace by John Knowles in my freshman English class, right in time for break! This is the first year I’ve taught freshman at my current school—as happens occasionally, teachers shuffle things around, which means every once in a while you get a new set of curriculum (to be specific, I …

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It’s October — Time to Read SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES!

Something Wicked This Way Comes is the best Halloween book ever written. Also (since that’s somewhat of a narrow category), it is one of the best all-around books ever written. And I truly think that Something Wicked is Ray Bradbury’ best. In fact, I’m kind of shocked at times when people tout Fahrenheit 451 as …

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