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Rooms BY CHARLOTTE MEW I remember rooms that have had their part In the steady slowing down of the heart. The room in Paris, the room at Geneva, The little damp room with the seaweed smell, And that ceaseless … Continue reading
“Mass Suicide”: Which “technical device” is criticised? What does the short story say about it? “Laughter, Functions of, See Above”: What does this section confirm?
Answer the following questions related to Lessing’s short story. You have to read from Subservient Populations to Necessity to Condense Report, Power Failing. Subservient Populations Why and how are people subservient? What’s the difference between the elders and the youngsters? Incapacity for fear … Continue reading
Dear S4, here’s the list of activities that you have to comply with in this term: http://pchujman.cumbresblogs.com/2014/07/12/analysing-real-time/ http://pchujman.cumbresblogs.com/2014/06/17/typical-themes-in-renaissance-poetry/ http://pchujman.cumbresblogs.com/2014/06/10/figures-of-speech-in-queen-elizabeths-poem/ http://pchujman.cumbresblogs.com/2014/06/02/when-i-was-fair-and-young-and-powerful/ The marks of these activities are part of the mark of the second term. Best, Cecilia
For the virtual activity of the week, you’ve got to finish reading the short story by Chauduri. As you read, identify Western and Indian elements in the text and draw a chart with them. Also, keep on constructing the setting … Continue reading
Dear Majo and Fede, as we agreed on last class, below comment on what you understand when reading “when I was Fair and Young”. For that, ask your mates for notes. If you need any help, let me know. Best, … Continue reading
Below, list the different themes covered by the three Renaissance poems studied this far.
Re-read “When I was fair and young” and: -identify figures of speech used in each stanza; -analyse their effect on the meaning of the poem.