The Portrait of a Lady
by Henry James
Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Isabel Archer in a Doll's House
Objective: Let's face it. The ending of The Portrait of a Lady is maddening. Why, why can't Isabel just stay with Caspar? We know, we know; the ending makes perfect sense considering Isabel's dogged sense of resp...
Portraits of the Other Ladies
Objective: Henry James wrote some great female characters, but we really only get to see things from Isabel's perspective. Aren't you wondering what's going on in the minds and homes of some of these other women? We bet your stude...