Friday, February 26, 2010

Victor Hugo, the Author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables, Was Born

Victor-Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885) was the most important writer of the Romantic movement in France.

Best known for the novels Les Misérables and Notre-Dame de Paris (known in English also as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).

- Wikipedia

Lesson Plan Information
Title: Martin Luther's Reformation in Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Objectives: Students will:
- Compare Martin Luther’s “95 Theses” to satirical elements in Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
- Demonstrate ways in which modern society reflects the concerns of both Hugo and Luther.
- Write a letter to the editor about contemporary abuse of power.
Grade Level: 9
Subject: English Language Arts / Social Studies
Time Needed: Four 50-minute class periods
Provided by: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Author: Nancy Webber)

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