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
In today's lesson we discussed the system for classification that English Literary study uses to organise our analytical responses. We talked about how this scheme is essential for any higher-order analysis, as it allows us to compare our observations with our...
Here are some posts on the Magical Realism site that are relevant to this podcast summary: Surrealism - explore the artistic genre of surrealism Annotate - an exemplar of the suggested annotation process
As you read The Book Thief, you are also going to want to record your observations in key areas of focus as you go. This entry explains how you might go about this – though there are many ways.