Category Archives: Senior 3 2016

Literary Devices: Review

Let`s work on literary devices and practice everything we know!! Trivia Quiz Game Flashcards game Complete this in your Blog: Literary terms to choose from: Allusion Climax Foreshadowing Flashback Genre Imagery Irony Metaphor Mood Narrator Onomatopeia Parody Personification Refrain Satire … Continue reading

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The People Before: summary and analysis

Background Maurice Shadbolt is a well known New Zealand writer whose works are popular with readers even today. His stories are all based in New Zealand and seek to interpret the various influences that have gone into the making of … Continue reading

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The Phoenix

Let`s listen to the story Read about the writer -What calls your attention about the author of this story? -What does “the phoenix” symbolize? Deep analysis 1.​ ​Explore how Warner makes the ending of ‘The Phoenix’ so effective for ​you … Continue reading

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Billennium by J.G. Ballard

With close reference to the text of the short story Billenium explore the following questions in detail. Remember to include quotations and page numbers for the quotations in your answers Write a detailed synopsis of the story. Discuss the theme … Continue reading

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Tyres by Adam Thorpe

The narrative of Tyres is set against the tension of German-occupied France during the Second World War, where relationships are strained, little can be openly communicated and suspicion is rife. The brutality of war suddenly intervenes in the middle of … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater

Two videos that will help you understand this poem and will give you ideas to prepare your own videos on other poems! -Which one do you find clearer? Why? Share your ideas in the blog

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Mock exams IGCSE Literature

Let´s start thinking about coping with the exam… IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch IGCSE Literature from Pato_Ch Prose Question In a nutshell: Do you know the plot of the whole text? Can  you use quotes to prove … Continue reading

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Poem: Stabat Mater

Read this poem from your book or booklet. Get to know the poet: Sam Hunt Complete the following chart and post it in your blog. Context     Themes     Literary devices (what are they used for? What is … Continue reading

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