Tag Archives: AS Literature

“Secrets”, by Bernard MacLaverty

At this moment, you are reading the short story, having discussed already what a secret implies… and what breaking it into the open implies. We know, then, what the story will present us with: a broken secret. You will find, … Continue reading

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Monday 31st: Designing a Questionnaire to Analyse Poetry

These is the task you are to do: 1) Divide yourselves into groups of 3/4 people. Half of the class will work with “These are the Times We Live in”, by Imtiaz Dharker, and will complete the activities on pages … Continue reading

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Journeys…

“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Today we started to analyse “The Yellow Wall-paper” and there was a theme we all considered present in Perkins Gilman’s short story: women writing. Next class we are to go further into this issue. I hereby share with you some … Continue reading

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Gothic elements in “The Yellow Wall-Paper”

Hi Senior 4! I’ve been taking a look at what you did last year and came across this lovely slideshare by Rochi, which I think will be useful to start our discussion today about Charlotte Perkins’s short story: And to … Continue reading

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“Journey” analysis 2

Hi Senior 4! Good work yesterday! As I said, homework for next Friday 9th October is: Add quotations referring to your group’s topic to Pato’s popplet (virtual hour). Group that worked on Tone: please add the Internal Conflict item and … Continue reading

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Paper 9 (Literature) Mark Scheme

Here is the Mark Scheme, AS L&L-nov-2012-mark-scheme-91 , that is used to correct the literature essays in the AS exams. There are 6 bands, going from Band 6 (0-5 marks) , to Band 1 (22-25 marks). Reading the descriptions of … Continue reading

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“Journey”, by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

Hello Senior 4! Here is a questionnaire about the short story. “Journey” Questionnaire It is in pdf format but if you want it in Word, you can send me an email and I will send it to you. The questionnaire … Continue reading

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Tone – Words you can use to describe it

In case you missed Pato’s FB post…

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Sonnet 11, by Lady Mary Wroth.

Hello Senior 4! Today you worked in groups on this poem by Lady Mary Wroth. Sonnet 11 You endless torments that my rest oppress, How long will you delight in my sad pain? Will never Love your favour more express? … Continue reading

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