Tag Archives: IGCSE

In Praise of Creation

After working on the author and context, let’s read the poem together! In praise-of-creation from Pato_Ch

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Because I Could Not Stop For Death (Analysis)

Last class, we worked on the writer of the poem and the context of production together with the poem general ideas. Now, we are going to dig deeper into it! TASK 1: Watch the video and take notes to analyse … Continue reading

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In Praise of Creation by Elizabeth Jennings

Activities before reading the poem TASK 1: Write a short biography of the writer TASK 2: 20thc Literature in England was characterized by 2 important movements: Modernism and Post-modernism. Do some research and write their main characteristics. Here some links … 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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For My Grandmother Knitting

For my-grandmother-knitting-lewis-french from Pato_Ch After analysing the poem, write the following essay (Due Date: May 15) 1. Comment closely on how the writer deals with respect and admiration in the poem “For My Grandmother Knitting”. 2. Comment closely on how … Continue reading

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The Fall of the House of Usher

Characters and Narrator Check this page and give your opinion: Point of view Analysis of the story! 1 fall of_the_house_of_usher_dis from Pato_Ch House and writing from Pato_Ch After reading the story and analysing in full detail, let`s watch a video. … Continue reading

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IGCSE Literature (Past papers)

Let`s have a look at past papers exams Past paper Lit IGCSE from Pato_Ch IGCSE past paper Lit from Pato_Ch

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The Phoenix

After reading and debating the story in class, watch these videos: At the end of video 2, you are presentaed with essay questions Choose 1 and write an essay for May 2

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Heart and Mind (this will take us 2 classes)

After reading the poem, let´s get deeper into it. Heart and mind de Shan Ambrose Task 1 Take notes about: -writer´s background -Samson and Hercules (parallels) Task 2 Write what the poem is about using your own words Task 3 Watch this annotated … Continue reading

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Billenium by J. Ballard

Task 1 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 … Continue reading

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Love III by George Herbert

George Herbert was born in 1593 in Montgomery, Wales. He wrote most of his poetry while studying at Cambridge, where he became the official university orator in 1620. Herbert was a pivotal figure in metaphysical poetry, and his work was … 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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