Making Curriculum Pop

This article from Smithsonian Magazine breaks down the following characters:
1. Prospero (The Tempest, 1611)/William Shakespeare
2. Robinson Crusoe (Robinson Crusoe, 1719)/Alexander Selkirk
3. Dorian Gray (The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1890)/ John Gray
4. Antonia (My Ántonia, 1918)/ Annie Sadilek Pavelka
5. Molly Bloom (Ulysses, 1922)/Nora Barnacle
6. Emily Grierson (A Rose for Emily, 1930)/ Maud Faulkner
7. Willie Stark (All the King's Men, 1946)/ Huey P. Long
8 & 9. Dill Harris (To Kill a Mockingbird, 1960/ Truman Capote and Idabel Tompkins (Other Voices, Other Rooms, 1948)/ Harper Lee
10. Gary Lambert (The Corrections, 2001)/Bob Franzen

You can read the whole story HERE and you might also enjoy ARTICLE: The Adventures of the Real Tom Sawyer.

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