The Princess Bride

Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

The Princess Bride Connections

Purposes of Satire ~ Buttercup threw herself off the cliff after Westley which shows what she would do for her love .


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Perception vs. Reality ~ Buttercup thought Westley died but in reality he was alive .


Soccer ~ Some people might think scoring a goal might be easy but in reality it isn't .



Blurred lines between good/evil ~ Inigo killed Count Rugen which is bad but he did it to avenge his father which is good .


Soccer ~ When playing Tricking a player looks bad but it's acually good because it's necessary to win the game .

Princess Bride Unit Concept

Research ~ Westley had to reseach & learn a lot of survival stuff , before he even went to save Buttercup .


Problem Solving ~ Westley had to think about how he would rescue Buttercup.