11th December. Sorry for the breakdown in communication! As you know, we have finished our study of ‘King Lear’. We have also listened to more sample IOCs and you have been pretty good in your assessment of them. You have also studied some examples of written commentaries. You are now preparing to deliver an analysis of an extract from ‘King Lear’ with a partner next lesson. After that, you will be working on individual analyses in the final run up to the IOCs on Tuesday, 17th January.
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15th November. For our lesson tomorrow, you should have prepared to the end of Act III in detail. Be prepared to comment on characters, themes, motifs and language. We will also watch Act II on DVD and study dramatic effect and the ways in which the tension is varied.
2nd November. Hwk. After our detailed analysis of the first scene in terms of structure (plot and sub-plot and language), character, themes and language, please analyse the rest of act 1 in detail for discussion next lesson.