The Nose

The Nose

The Nose is a satirical short story by Nikolai Gogol. Written between 1835 and 1836, it tells of a St. Petersburg official whose nose leaves his face and develops a life of its own.

Nikolai Gogol
Project Gutenberg

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Gogol use an absurd plot and characterization to comment on Russian society?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.5 - Text Structure, RL.6 - Point of View

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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