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Before you read Act One from Death of a Salesman, do some research and make notes on the setting and times of when the play was set. Start by reading these links: http://www.shmoop.com/death-of-a-salesman/setting.html http://www.yalerep.org/about_rep/willpower/Salesman_Study_Guide.pdf Here are some key terms to help you: The American Dream, Wall Street Crash (the original one), The Depression, Consumerism, Post [...]
Please continue annotating the extracts. Don’t forget to bring along your copy of ”Twelfth Night” to class!
Yeah – practice oral commentaries are over. I’ll share my feedback as soon as I can with you…in the meantime: please revise your notes for Twelfth Night – bring along the play to class.
Please read through your notes on “Personal Helicon”. Then answer the questions for “Storm on the Island”, write your answers on the worksheet. Upcoming summative – Practice Oral Commentary, put these dates on your calendar: Mon & 28th Wed 29th November.
Please read through your notes on “Follower” and “Personal Helicon” – you may also use other sources for work on “Personal Helicon”. Don’t forget the unit question: How do poets express self, identity and other themes in their work? Upcoming summative – Practice Oral Commentary, put these dates on your calendar: Mon 28th, Wed [...]
Please read through your notes on “Blackberry-Picking”. Then answer the questions for “Follower”, write your answers on the worksheet. Please note that we will have English on Thursday too. Upcoming summative – Practice Oral Commentary, put these dates on your calendar: Mon & 28th Wed 29th November and Thursday 1st Dec.
Please continue with the questions from the poetry booklet and do page 9-12 for today’s lesson. Answer the questions direclty on the handout and without using the internet! Use your own poetry analyis skills. What you don’t get done today will be homework for our next lesson, Monday 14th Nov. Email me if you have any questions. [...]
Review “Digging” and “Death of a Naturalist” – be prepared to share your notes (including a personal response) to the class. Check out these links about Heaney, his poetry and his times: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0403/is_3_46/ai_70907259/ http://www.gale.cengage.com/free_resources/poets/bio/heaney_s.htm http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/seamus_heaney/biography http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ni1965_85/
As discussed in class, summarise what you think are the most important events in Twelfth Night into the style of Twitter, see the sample below for another famous Shakepeare play: Twitterature Plus: review all your notes and make sure your know the correct order of the play read and study “Digging” by Seamus Heaney - check [...]
Answer these questions: 1) Compare the opening of the movie and the opening of the play – give reasons for the changes made. 2) What is gained by making Shakespeare’s plays into movies? What is lost? Are too many lines cut from the play? 3) Do certain characters seem less “admirable” than you expected? 4)Which [...]
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