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by Oscar Wilde

1876

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 "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde.

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854B1900) was an Irish author and playwright who is most famous for his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. "The Model Millionaire" is a about an average man whose generosity produces an unexpected outcome.

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

"What can we learn from comedy?" and "What is good and how do we know?"

Ways to support your child: