No More Guessing on Author Intent in Mudbound – Susan Barber
After falling in love with the novel Mudbound last summer, I decided to make it this year’s summer reading. Mudbound has so many great teaching points from point of view, narrative perspective, characterization, symbolism, and themes that one could spend months uncovering the layers of meaning. Oh, and did I mention the story is high interest? Students came to class on day one anxiously awaiting discussion; they enjoyed the novel so much there were few complaints about having summer work.
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