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Selected quotations from The Book Thief
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.
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.
Today’s work is to complete a short, focussed research project in a topic of your choosing. You can work with another student and the suggested topics are listed within this post. You will be asked to present your findings on Friday.
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.