Discovering Hugo Cabret

Author: Gianinna Schade Pino 

Year: 2009 

Title: Discovering Hugo Cabret 


Summary: This work consists of the development of a syllabus that encourages students to read and develop their second language skills through literature. In order to make this process engaging, the project is based and focused on contemporary literature, in this particular case on Brian Selznick’s novel, The Invention of Hugo Cabret. At the end of the workshop, students will be given the opportunity to contrast different cultures and moments in history, by using their imagination and their sense of curiosity. 


Key words: literature, Cabret, picture, ethic, aesthetic, character, theme, contemporary, tolerance. 

Library barcode: SCH 813.9