Why Should You Read “The Master and Margarita”?

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The best Russian novel of the 20th century? The narrator of an interesting short video offers reasons why readers should tackle Mikhail Bulgakov's satirical comedy, The Master and Margarita.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask viewers to craft an essay in which they argue whether or not the narrator offers a compelling argument for reading the novel
Classroom Considerations

  • The Master and Margarita is approximately 380 pages long (Crime and Punishment is approximately 430 pages) and most appropriate for high school seniors or college-level readers

  • For those who want to read The Master and Margarita, the resource provides links to two translations of Bulgakov's novel, as well as to reviews and critical essays

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