Home Reading Aid on the Book "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4" by Sue Townsend. Костенко Н.В - 27 стр.

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2. At one point, Adrian becomes interested in radicalism and various social and
political issues (see, for example, pp. 164-173). Please discuss your
understanding of why Adrian is turning radical, what it means and whether you
can relate (and if so, how) to his sentiments on this subject.
TASK 8
Be ready for the final discussion of the book addressing all of the following
topics. Please select one or two topics and prepare a thorough discussion with
your desk mate:
1. The range of issues relating to growing up (specifically, being a teenager)
and the growing pains associated with that: friendship, love, sex, physical
appearance, bullying at school, having a part-time job, ambitions and
aspirations, interest in and taking positions on various social and political
issues.
2. The concept of family (including a disfunctional one, such as Adrians) and
its significance in the life and character building of an adolescent.
3. The pros and cons of diary as a style of narration, and your own attitude to
it.
Составители : к.ф .н., доц. Нелли Васильевна Костенко,
Ирина Павловна Суслова
Редактор: Т. Д . Бунина