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Tolkien's Moral Universe

Students analyze the landscape used in Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings". In groups, they discuss how Tolkien developed Elrond's promise and develop a case assuming Tolkien rejected "Manichaean dualism". They also compare and contrast the differences between ethics based on rules and ethics based on virtue.

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Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning