Monthly Archives: October 2018

Ali Smith “Elsewhere”

Ali Smith was born in Inverness in 1962 and lives in Cambridge. Her books have won and been shortlisted for many awards.  Her recent publications include How To Be Both (2014), winner of the Goldsmiths and Baileys Prize and the Costa Book … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

Act 1. Scene 3 After analysing this scene, let´s focus on: -Description of the Nurse (quote) -Describe lady Capulet and her admiration for Paris -Describe Juliet. How do we know she is young and vulnerable? Explain her last words. Act … Continue reading

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Eveline by James Joyce

Eveline Choose 10 questions to answer (pair work) Describe Eveline’s home life. How does she expect her new life to be different? Is Buenos Aires a symbol? List specific references to dust. What is the significance of the dust image? … Continue reading

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Lover´s Infiniteness

John Donne was born in 1572 and died in 1631. He was an English poet and Cleric. John Donne is considered to be one of the main representatives of the metaphysical poets. His poems are known for their vibrant language, powerful … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet

Prologue Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair … Continue reading

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Stories for the IGCSE 2018

From Stories of Ourselves The following 10 stories: no. 10 Saki (Hector Hugo Munro), ‘Sredni Vashtar’ no. 17 Sylvia Townsend Warner, ‘The Phoenix’ no. 19 Bernard Malamud, ‘The Prison’ no. 22 J G Ballard, ‘Billennium’ no. 24 Maurice Shadbolt, ‘The … Continue reading

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Poetry: IGCSE 2018

              From Songs of Ourselves Volume 2, Part 1, the following 15 poems: Edith Sitwell, ‘Heart and Mind’ William Wordsworth, ‘She was a Phantom of Delight’ Lady Mary Wroth, ‘Song’ (Love a child…) William … Continue reading

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