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Cold Mountain Study Guide (Download)

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An 81-page photocopiable PDF publication on Studying Cold Mountain.

Includes a possible agenda for teaching any modern novel and suggested approaches for the reading of a substantial novel like Cold Mountain

Before, during and after reading activities, focusing on key aspects of the novel, for example structure, narrative voice and perspective, and the use of motifs, draw on a wide range of approaches, including drama, debating games, charting and visual representations.

The material also includes support for exploring the novel from a linguistic perspective; suggested approaches to using the film as a way of deepening appreciation of the novel and Frazier's stylistic and structural choices and a wide-ranging selection of contextual materials (historical, social and literary) with suggestions for how these materials might be used to enhance students' critical analysis of the novel.

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Please note, this is an edited version of the print publication (2005, now out of print). Copyright restrictions prevent the inclusion of text extracts in the download edition. Page references in the study guide refer to the paperback edition of Cold Mountain published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1997. Where necessary activities have been adapted. 

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