This week we develop a clear definition for “Magical Realism”, look at the parameters for your up-coming Genre Investigation written analysis and you get time to work independently on your own plan.
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This week we finish watching Donnie Darko, develop a clear definition for “Magical Realism” and look at the parameters for your up-coming Genre Investigation written analysis.
This week we continue our analysis of The Book Thief. This week is all about our working definition for Magical Realism – and it’s time to meet Frank.
This week we continue our analysis of The Book Thief. You will work with a partner to research the historical context of the novel, we will examine your independent literary analysis and we will examine opportunities for further reading and viewing.
In this video explainer, the process of examining quotations for their language effects is broken down into steps – and then you’re asked to have a go yourself.
This week we begin our analysis of The Book Thief in Earnest. We explore the historical contexts of the novel, you will be introduced to some examples of literary analysis and we will examine opportunities for further reading and viewing.
Your focus over the holiday break should be on completing your reading of our core text, The Book Thief
After yesterday’s great class meeting where we discussed some of the concrete evidence of the Magical Realism genre as it has appeared in the text so far, now it’s time to snuggle up and read for the Easter break.
Here’s your first daily lesson outline. You can expect to receive one of these each morning when you have English on your timetable that day. This period the plan is simple. We’ll get together in our hangout to check in at the beginning of the period and then you’re encouraged simply to head to a snug place at home and read on.