Curley is possibly the most antagonistic character in Of Mice and Men. But does that mean he deserves no sympathy from the reader?
Of Mice and Men has, for various reasons, been banned from libraries and school curricula in the past. It is important to address those potential controversies when introducing the novel to a new group of students.
Teaching a novel, any novel can be a challenge. What are some of the pitfalls to avoid and approaches to teaching that foster a positive learning environment?
How do you handle the controversial issues found in Of Mice and Men? We would love to hear about your teaching experiences! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org