chapter  1
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Toward Definition(s)

A middle school teacher facilitates a class discussion about good and evil as portrayed in J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. The students are encouraged to cite specific references from the book or film in order to support their arguments. They are asked to make connections to their own lives and to the society they see about them. They are challenged to find other examples in literature as a homework assignment and for grist for further discussion… .