Category Archives: 2016

The Dilemma of a Ghost by Ama Ata Aidoo

Hello everyone!! This time, I´m going to share some web pages and 2 interviews with you so that you can take notes considering what is important and may have influenced the writer as regards the play you are reading with … 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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Lion Heart by Amanda Chong

Read the following instructions to make a complete post in your blog about this poem Read the poem. 2. Look up words in the dictionary 3. Who is the writer? 4. Check what the merlion is. Find a photo to … Continue reading

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Games at Twilight: analysis by Mara Ripoll, Florencia Araya and Lucila Giambruni

Great work girls!!   Topic Quotation Explanation / Impact on the reader Rite of Passage “He had sidled away and sat dejectedly on the flower pot.” This quotation shows how Ravi drifts away from his familiar environment to hide from … Continue reading

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The Hollow of the Three Hills

Summary of the story read last week     In pairs, work on the following ideas: -Themes -Mood/Atmosphere -Characters -Symbols: Number 3/October/Bell/Coffin (consult a dictionary of symbols) Prove ideas with quotations Leave a comment in the blog

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New in Town (2009)

SYNOPSIS: A high-powered consultant in love with her upscale Miami lifestyle is sent to a middle of nowhere town in Minnesota to oversee the restructuring of a blue collar manufacturing plant. After enduring a frosty reception from the locals, icy … 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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Full analysis of Sredni Vashtar

Last class we finished reading the story and you worked on some important facts: -characters -themes -symbols -Rite of Passage Let´s get deeper into the story Summary Conradin, a ten-year-old boy whom the doctor has given less than five years … 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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Games at Twilight

This time, we aregoing to focus on important quotations from the story in connection to the following ideas: -Rite of Passage -specular moment -death metaphors -foreshadowing -tense mood -Ravi`s feelings (before playing, during the game, and afterwards) In groups, prepare … Continue reading

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Vocabulary to create tension and fear

Vocabulary can be used to change the way a reader feels about a scene. By changing just a few key words a setting can be made much more interesting to read. For example, a church might be a typical part … 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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