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Book title
Federigo’s Falcon  


Giovanni Boccaccio


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Love and sacrifice, values in life


Short summary
Federigo loved a lady who got married to another man and had a son with him. Federigo used to be rich but he has lost his wealth during the time. The only thing he treasures is his falcon. One day, the lady's son gets ill and claims the only thing that could save him is the falcon. The lady visits Federigo to ask him for the favour. Federigo wants to host her with the best he has and he prepares the falcon for dinner.


Why is the story appropriate for the targeted groups of RSP readers?
It reflects social themes, social diversities


What are the distinguished readers interests reflected by this book/story?

Why is this story motivational for the pupils?
It deals with love, property, life values and what one is able to sacrifice to reach something - issues that are relevant for every generation.


Is there a historical, political, multi/inter cultural, migrant or similar context recognized in this book/story? 
Asking people for help and helping them. The matter of losing one's luxury for the purpose of helping the others.


Is there a principle of inclusion reflected in this book/story and does it promotes understanding of cultural diversities and heritage? 
Emphasize love and family relationships.

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