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by Sir Francis Bacon

1625

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Of Revenge" by Sir Francis Bacon.

In this passage, Bacon discusses the notion of revenge, why some seek it, and the consequences of this fixation.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Morality and Revenge & Betrayal as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Is revenge ever justified?" and "Why do people do bad things?"

Ways to support your child: