Oral Presentations: POEM ANALYSIS

key aspects to consider in your oral analysis: You should demonstrate understanding of the thoughts and feelings expressed in the poem and how these are developed throughout the poem. What poetic devices serve this purpose?    Provide your analysis with enough evidence. Explain the second level of meaning of some of the words (connotations) that enhance…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson – The charge of the light brigade

BASIC POEM ANALYSIS TITLE PARAPHRASE CONNOTATION ATTITUDE (TONE): It conveys the speaker´s attitude toward the poem subject. SHIFTS TITLE THEMES (SUBJECT) METER RHYME PATTERN DEVICES (ALLITERATION, ONOMATOPEIA, METAPHOR, ANAPHORA) Elements of Poetry Let´s start by a simple poem (Robert Frost´s Fire and Ice) FIRE AND ICE Some say the world will end in fire, Some…

Who is Alfred, Lord Tennyson?

WHO DO WE READ POETRY? WHAT WILL YOUR VERSE BE? What is poetry? 1. SCENE II. Another part of the heath. Storm still. Enter KING LEAR and Fool KING LEAR Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow! You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout Till you have drench’d our steeples, drown’d the cocks! You sulphurous and…

3. Narrative technique

Have you ever read a story of which you already knew the ending? Why can such a story still be enjoyable? Often times, how a story is told is more important that what is told. Writers use narrative technique to deliver a story. Interesting narratives make for interesting reads. In short narrative technique consists of…

Characterisation 2

In the previous activity on characterization (Characterization 1), we asked ourselves how writers develop a character through dialogue, action and narration. Rather than focusing on how writers construct characters, we will ask ourselves in this lesson: “How do readers respond to characters?” We all seem to have an opinion about characters in literary works. How…

EXAM contents – Written task

Written task: Trabajo escrito basado en el módulo Lenguaje y medios masivos de comunicación. Opciones de tipos de texto: Brochure/Leaflet, Interview, Magazine article, News report, Report, Set of instructions, Speech. Unidad: Language and Mass Communication To choose an adequate type of text with a clear purpose in mind – To use terminology related to the…

Critical Study – IB Programme (Year 2)

In Part 4 – Literature: critical study we examine literary texts through a more form-focused lens. This is to say that close reading, textual analysis and critical literacy are at the heart of Part 4. There are several requirements to consider when engaging in texts throughout Part 4. Texts When selecting texts, it is important…