This The “I” Novels in the Context of Early 20th-Century Japan activity & project also includes:
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Although this lesson plan covers the rather obscure topic of the Japanese "I-novel", it also includes a great deal of historical information and material for an in-depth discussion of universal literary concepts. Specifically, young readers are asked to consider the role of personal experience in literature and how it can be used to comment on human existence and social life. Coupled with the reading of an "I-novel", the lesson could be part of an advance narrative writing unit.