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Analysis of “The Hollow of the Three Hills”

Hawthorne’s short story is organised around two narrative strategies: the description of the setting and events, on the one hand, and the dialogue between and old woman and a young lady. What is the effect achieved by this yuxtaposition? Choose … Continue reading

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“An Englishman’s Home”, by Evelyn Waugh

After having done this activity, write an essay in which you discuss the following statement: “Waugh satirises the English social class system”. The essay should be done according to the specifications you have been working with me since S3.

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Reading and Analysing a Story

Hi there! Today you are to choose a story you haven’t read with Pato or me from the following list: “The Signalman” (done) “The Yellow Wall Paper” (done) “An Englishman’s Home” “Meteor” “The Lemon Orchard” (done) “Five-Twenty” “The Village Saint” … Continue reading

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“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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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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“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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“Journey” analysis 1

Hi Senior 4! Last Friday, Juana, Tina, Santiago and Juan read the story in class. We are really behind and this will be the third day we should comment on the story. Also, only Delfina Urso has sent the questionnaire. … 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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“Games at Twilight” videos

Hello Senior 4! Here you will find two videos based on “Games at Twilight”. Watch them and answer the following questions by 10th August: Which of the two videos do you find follows the plot more closely? Why? Which transmits … Continue reading

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“Games at Twilight” newscast instructions

Hello Senior 4! For next week, the homework comes in two parts: 1.Please make a short (less than one minute) newscast video in pairs, about the topic you got on Friday. The idea is that you broadcast the “news” about … Continue reading

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