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The Invisible Man

From the 1933 film version by James Whale.

Welcome, tenth-graders.  As the year ends, I’ll slowly introduce this blog to you; eventually, you will use it for adversarial discussions and certain elements of your research paper.  For now, note that any post with [RE] in the title refers to you.  You can also find assignments, feedback, and so on through the categorical links to the right, or by using the static pages at the top of this site.

This first post contains general feedback on your most recent quiz, a 15-minute response covering Chapters 9-11 of The Invisible Man.  (Clicking that link will load the entire novel in a separate window; it is the same file archived at our BHS website.)You were allowed to use your copies of the text and any notes you brought with you.  The task was relatively straightforward:

Explain why the Invisible Man chooses Thomas Marvel, both in practical terms—i.e., what he wants Marvel to do for him—and in terms of personality.  The more specific you are, the more points you will earn.  You may use your annotated copy of the text, but nothing else.

I’ve broken down both halves of the prompt below.



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