Incidences / Blue notebook no. 2
Serpent´s Tail, London, 1993
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Importance of a human being, expatriation from society
A metaphorical story about a man who does not have any human organs and the question is if he really exists
Why is the story appropriate for the targeted groups of RSP readers?
It is short and simple, 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 is very short, simple and original. It deals with a human's importance and position in society which are important themes for every teenager. Follows the national curriculum - interpersonal relationships.
Is there a historical, political, multi/inter cultural, migrant or similar context recognized in this book/story?
There is a strong social context which can be interpreted in many different ways, also from political, multicultural or migrant point of view.
Is there a principle of inclusion reflected in this book/story and does it promotes understanding of cultural diversities and heritage?
It deals with the importance of being accepted by society.