Linda, Eddie & Mickey

In this lesson, we will focus on the part of the text where details of the affair between Edward and Linda are revealed. We will explore how this affects Mickey, and how it influences him to give up in his futile efforts to resist the tragic fate which awaits him. This lesson references mental health issues and drug use. If any of these issues are a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is meant when we say that Mickey lacks agency?

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Q2.Why does Mickey seem to lack agency?

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Q3.Which character influences Mickey to conform to stereotypes of the working class?

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Q4.What happens to Mickey as a consequence of his participation in this robbery?

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Q5.Which statement best summarises Russell's message in showing what happens to Mickey in the part of the play following the robbery?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is meant when we say that Mickey lacks agency?

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Q2.Why does Mickey seem to lack agency?

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Q3.Which character influences Mickey to conform to stereotypes of the working class?

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Q4.What happens to Mickey as a consequence of his participation in this robbery?

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Q5.Which statement best summarises Russell's message in showing what happens to Mickey in the part of the play following the robbery?

5/5

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Lesson 18 Quiz - Linda, Eddie & Mickey

A quiz consolidating the key vocabulary and core concepts from our learning during this lesson.

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Q1.Which is the correct definition of despair?

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Q2.Which character represents hope for Mickey?

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Q3.Which character's influence does Mickey submit to in his despair?

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Q4.Which character reveals the affair to Mickey?

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Q5.Which of the statements below best summarises Russell's message in portraying the affair and its impact on Mickey?

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Lesson 18 Quiz - Linda, Eddie & Mickey

A quiz consolidating the key vocabulary and core concepts from our learning during this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which is the correct definition of despair?

1/5

Q2.Which character represents hope for Mickey?

2/5

Q3.Which character's influence does Mickey submit to in his despair?

3/5

Q4.Which character reveals the affair to Mickey?

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Q5.Which of the statements below best summarises Russell's message in portraying the affair and its impact on Mickey?

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Lesson summary: Linda, Eddie & Mickey

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