Monthly Archives: September 2018

Coming Home (Owen Sheers)

Owen Sheers (b. 1974, Fiji) was chosen as one of the Next Generation Poets and as one of the Independent’s top 30 young British writers on the strength of his first book of poetry. A number of his ballads are tinged … Continue reading

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Ode to Autumn: multiple intelligences

Take a look at all the activities we have gone through when we studied the poem “Ode to Autumn” : which intelligence do they belong to? Which intelligence do you feel you usually put into work when you study?

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Ode on Melancholy

What is melancholy? Can you find a definition? Check this out: https://genius.com/John-keats-ode-on-melancholy-annotated?referent_id=4625796#note-4625796 Ode on Melancholy by JOHN KEATS No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist        Wolf’s-bane, tight-rooted, for its poisonous wine; Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss’d        … Continue reading

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The Lost Woman

The Lost Woman (1983) Patricia Beer My mother went with no more warning than a bright voice and a bad pain. Home from school on a June morning And where the brook goes under the lane I saw the back … Continue reading

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To Autumn: final work

Task 5 -Compare the seasons Autumn and Spring. What do they symbolize? Task 6 -Compare the poem “To Autumn” to the poem “Ode on Melancholy”. Task 7 -Create a poster: https://www.postermywall.com/ and illustrate the poem “To Autumn” Task 8 -Find … Continue reading

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Writing your final paper : Step 1 (Topic, thesis statement and outline)

We are going to start working on our final paper. Choose a topic: Ernest Hemmingway: Stories (Choose 4 stories) Stories I suggest The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber The Snows of Kilimanjaro Cat in the Rain The Killers Ten … Continue reading

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Last Sonnet by J. Keats

 John Keats (Romantic Poet) Last Sonnet Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art! – Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their … Continue reading

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Father Returning Home

Dilip Chitre: His Biography Dilip Purushottam Chitre (Marathi: दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he … Continue reading

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To Autumn

Task 1: In groups, do some reasearch on the writer: John Keats and the features of Romanticism. Task 2: After talking about the writer of “To Autumn”, J. Keats and analysing the Romantic period in Literature, let´s watch this trailer. … Continue reading

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Writing your Final Paper

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