Category Archives: Senior 2 2013

Summer Farm

Watch the video and work on the activities Video: http://ed.ted.com/on/aOSLD5IP Read this analysis of the poem: http://matthewspoetryanalysis.blogspot.com.ar/2013/05/summer-farm-norman-maccaig.html This theme of identity is strengthened through the use of parallelism, metaphor and imagery:  Beginning poet is listless, just observing the farm (st. … Continue reading

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Essay The Planners and The City Planners by Luli Giambruni

This is the correction/final version of an essay we had to do about the poems The Planners and The City Planners. “The City Planners” by Atwood and “The City Planners by B. K. Cheng share ideas about man and nature. … Continue reading

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The Planners & The City Planners by Flor Araya (Senior 1)

We were asigned to write an essay about … with Senior 2, Pato corrected it and finally, we had to re-write it separetly. This is my correction: “The City Planners” by M.Atwood and “ThePlanners” my B.K.Cheng share ideas about man … Continue reading

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The Destructors

Do you agree with this analysis? Read carefully and leave a comment. Account for your answer.   Analysis of the Destructors by Graham Greene Joe Power, Yahoo! Contributor Network May 28, 2011 Share your voice on Yahoo! When first reading “The … Continue reading

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Essay Writing Tips for Poetry

INTRODUCTION (1 paragraph) Use key words from the essay title in a brief description of what the poem is about. Comment briefly on the themes, issues, thoughts and feelings the poem explores.  Identify the narrator, the tone and viewpoint of the poem. STRUCTURE (1 or 2 paragraph) Divide the poem into sections and … Continue reading

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Unseen Paper

Taking a look at many IGCSE Unseen Papers, we can come to the conclusion that they usually deal with 5 Universal Themes: Coming of Age (maturing, growing up, passing from childhood to adulthood) Post-colonialism (colonizer-colonized, slavery) Power Relations (mother-child or … Continue reading

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Essay: Senior 1 and Senior 2! Let´s work together!

“The City Planners by M. Atwood and “The Planners” by B. K. Cheng share ideas about man and nature. How far do you agree: Pair/Group Flor Araya and Sofi A Estani and Tadeo H Jose and Mechi Anelo Sol and … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

Is this the way you imagined the 1920s in America? Are the most important parts of the movie in this trailer? WHich one would you add and why? In your opinion, how would portray Gatsby?  

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What Is the Function of Enjambment in Poetry?

The function of enjambment in poetry is typically to allow an idea to continue beyond the limitations of a single line, often to reinforce certain ideas within the lines themselves.Enjambment can also be used to surprise a reader, by setting up one idea in … Continue reading

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The Planners

Watch this video. -Which parts of the poem can you identify? -Which imageries relly have an impact on you? -What effect does the music have on the reader? Do you agree with this analysis of the poem? Is there anything … Continue reading

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The City Planners

Watch these two prezis about the poem Now, here you have another presentation on the poem to help you understand it better, Read the essay questions and choose one to hand in next class: June 18 2013. The city planners … Continue reading

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The Fly in the Ointment

Based on the section immediately following the episode with the fly and prior to the offer of money. Listen to the video and take notes. Review Fly in the Ointment by V.S. Pritchett, making note of the following:     a. How … Continue reading

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