Literature Classroom Assignments

by José Goris, M.A.

Boys at school
Around 1900 boys did not have an easy time, as you will see in this lesson.
Read two entirely different fragments from novels by Charles Dickens and James Joyce.


Read these dialogues by people you do not know anything about.
Try to guess whether the speakers are male or female, their age, their relationship to one another.


Father and Son
Read this conversation between father and son, from a novel by Stan Barstow.
Can you tell what sort of people they are?