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by Nikolai Gogol


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 Nose" by Nikolai Gogol.

The nose of a St. Petersburg official disappears and starts living a life of its own.

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

"What can we learn from comedy?" and "What makes you who you are?"

Ways to support your child: