Teach your students to analyze literature like LitCharts does. I know I’ve had this happen to me before, be surprised by a book. At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime. Miss Jean Brodie is the kind of co-dependent teacher that smart kids steer clear of -- except here she attracts otherwise likable school girls and prods them along this tiresome plot like dying heifers. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Start by marking “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” as Want to Read: Error rating book. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Does this book contain inappropriate content? But when compared to carrying on as a character in this book, those both seem like pretty attractive options to me. At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime. No-one writes a book like Muriel Spark, so enjoyable, yet so hilariously sneaky! She is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods and strives to bring out the best in each one of her students. This book lies somewhere far beyond. At least two of the other teachers would be unlikely to have been found outside of 1930s Scotland, in my opinion. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. McEwan glides through Spark's text, adeptly altering her accents and intonations to suit each character. will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. The plot concerns the unconventional schoolteacher, Miss Jean Brodie, who seeks to influence a chosen group of schoolgirls - the so called 'Brodie Set'. Very enjoyable! I never had a teacher who took me under her wing, as Miss Jean Brodie did with her handpicked group of young girls. This was unprecedented, and reflected the recognition by the magazine’s editor, William Shawn, of the novel’s classic quality. One student dies in a fire.

Reviewed in the United States on July 2, 2016. As young adults mature there is that point where seeking to become independent and searching to find a foothold in the adult world, peers and parents and all those one has relied on must be discarded. . I so enjoyed reading about her. The combination of Jean Brodie's precise vocabulary and elegance of structure with Smith's lilting tones, and prolonged vowels - meant that at least for me, the two could not be separated. In the so called revolutionary methods of Miss Brodie that the girls were awed with, Sandy found distressing flaws. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 15, 2014. Miss Brodie is far less sympathetic than the film version and is much better. it was made into a movie starring Maggie Smith and b.) Miss Brodie has made a vocation of applying gold glitter to her preferences in life and seeks with single-minded righteousness to create a likeness of herself in her pupils. . The story is set in the middle 1930’s, so Miss Brodie’s quite unorthodox ideas and actions in that time frame could only be aired in her small circle, the school board being constantly on the look-out for a reason to dismiss her. I knew what the point was but I somehow got sidetracked due to the cunning of the main character, and ended up focusing my review entirely on Miss Brodie. Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2020. Bought this for a relative as I already have a lot of Muriel Spark's books. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

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