UW in the Classroom

Discovering Worlds Past and Present

Read the first five pages of The Jungle Book

Then read this explanation of Marxist Criticism.

Very quickly, then — in the box below —write the different characters with an adjective next to their name (Baloo — greedy).  Finish with a MAJOR CLAIM  (one sentence argument you feel you could prove about Marxism in the Jungle Book). 


  • Jungle Book demonstrates how . . .
  • The character _______ shows . . .
  • Marxism means ________, and this scene . . .

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