Teaching Notes for Scales of the Ouroboros


Use in the classroom to discuss: segmented narratives; third-person narrative strategies

Scales of the Ouroboros by Mark Jednaszewski

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    Gather around for a modern sea shanty on cargo carrier. The bosun, the captain, the cat. The deck cadet, the oilers, the engineers. The crew snakes through each other's lives, sometimes lifting them, sometimes taking them, each a scale eating the others, eating itself.