Tag Archives: Stories

The Open Boat

Prepare a google presentation in groups with the following ideas: -Read about Naturalism and Realism. Explain what they mean and their basic differences. Video https://literarydevices.net/naturalism/ -Comment on the importance of nature in the story. Make reference to man and nature. … Continue reading

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My Greatest ambition

Last class we read “My Greatest Ambition” and we focused on Rite of Passage. Let’s analyse the story. Think and write notes about the following: -Explain the title -Setting -Point of view -Mood -Characterization -Themes -Conflicts (Person vs Self/Person vs … Continue reading

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The Destructors

We have been working on War Poetry, a literary movement that criticized WWI. Now, we are going to read a story: THE DESTRUCTORS by G. Greene which deals with the results of WWII in Britain. The story begins by introducing … Continue reading

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The Signalman (group work)

Analysis of ‘the signalman’presentation from Pato_Ch The Signalman: Charles Dickens Prepare a prezi/ggogle presentation/etc and answer the questions in a creative way! Follow the order you want. You can eliminate questions you are not interested in and you can add … 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

Posted in 2018, Senior 1 2018 | Tagged , , , , | 18 Comments

Of White Hairs and Cricket

Rohinton Mistry’s Of White Hairs and Cricket: Narration and Point of View The short story ‘Of White Hairs and Cricket’ by Rohinton Mistry (b. 1952 – ) is one of the Firozsha Baag stories from his collection of short stories Tales from the … Continue reading

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The Moving Finger by Edith Wharton

The Moving Finger: text After reading part 3 and 4, answer the following questions: 1. Make a summary of part 3 and Part 4 2. Why did Grancy have the portrait changed? Find a quote to prove your answer 3. … Continue reading

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Popular Mechanics

After reading the story, read the following article Analysis 1) What makes  Raymond Carver’s Popular Mechanics a postmodern short story? your answer must be based on the handout discussed in class. 2) Write a few lines about the following elements … Continue reading

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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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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

Posted in 2016, Senior 2 2016 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

In class with your teacher, you are going to read a story callesd “Journey” written by  Shirley Geok-Lin Lim. Here a short biography. Born in Malacca, Malaysia, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim was raised by her Chinese father and attended missionary schools. … Continue reading

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Games at Twilight: setting and vocabulary

When reading the story, we worked on setting and useful words and phrases to show tension and suffocation. The story: Games at Twilight Think about a really hot day here, in BA city. Describe the situation (use vocabulary from the … Continue reading

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