“The search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions.”
Class 1: Understanding the Scapegoat Archetype.
Warm up journal:
Journal “Scapegoat” – Answer Question 1 OR 2 and 3.
- Have you ever blamed someone for something that you did to escape blame? If so, why would you choose to do this? OR
- Have you been blamed for something you didn’t do? Why did that happen? What were the motivations for the person blaming you?
- What is a scapegoat?
- Why do scapegoats become subjects of blame? What makes them targets?
Understanding further: Dr. Scapegoat explains.
Watch a clip of “The Lottery” film.
Answer these questions about “The Lottery”
Want to read more? 11 Facts about Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery”
Watch 45 minutes of Catching Hell and fill out graphic organizer.
(IN YOUR DRIVE, under ARCHETYPE. Titled: Graphic – org – ch – scapegoat)
Fill out the graphic organizer as much as you can!