Friday, 18 January 2013

Snow day work

Use the internet to research Greek tragedies. Find out the answers to the following:
What are the key elements of a Greek tragedy?
What is the role of the chorus?
What usually happens to the protagonist (main character)?
What does 'hamartia' mean?

Sites to try:

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Armitage Poetry

Over half term you should be doing the following:

Reading through all of the poems in the Armitage section of your Anthology

Annotating poetic devices/effects of words/key themes/effect of structure

For at least 4 poems post as a comment on this blog 2 questions per poem to ask the rest of the class - these could be about the general meaning of the poem, the meaning of specific parts/lines, the effect of language used or the effect of the poet's chosen structure

Finally, answer 2 questions that someone else has asked as a comment on this post

Monday, 12 September 2011

Researching the context of "A View From the Bridge"

Post a summary of the information you have found out by Thursday's lesson.

Your summary must cover all of the research areas: Arthur Miller, Greek Tragedies, Oedipus Rex, Italian Immigration, 1940s New York and Omerta.