Failing to Teach the Hobbit by Christina Socorro Yovovich is an intriguing vignette involving teaching the classroom novel. If you teach any novel, at any level, whether by choice or obligation, this piece is a must-read.
Thanks, Christina, for sharing. The rest of us can learn a lot through your painful experience!
(Want to avoid the same experience? Check out what Kelly Gallagher has to say about How NOT to to Teach a Novel).