Act I H. Open for Discussion Read the following questions, and discuss your answers in small groups. All My Sons: Act 1 Summary. Annie tells Chris, in front of Joe and Kate, that she’s surprised he has so many clothes, but Chris reveals that Annie is staying in Larry’s old room, and that the clothes and shoes, still shined by Kate, are Larry’s—Annie seems shocked by this, and wonders aloud whether Kate is still waiting for Larry to return.
Annie admits, after some prodding by Kate, that she is not dating anyone seriously, but when Kate sees this as evidence Annie is waiting for Larry to return, and tells Annie as much, Annie replies, flatly, that she is not waiting for Larry, and that Kate must be the only mother still in America to do so, after three long years. An especially poignant scene. Analyze My Writing. SONGS OF OURSELVES - Wellington High School. Exam centre. Relevant Background | Summary | Themes | TonesImagery | Sound Effects George Herbert [1593-1633] Relevant Background George Herbert was born in Wales.
Post_colonial_literature.pdf. George Herbert's Love by Mike Klassen on Prezi. George Herbert's "Love" There is one basic meaning and one deeper meaning to this poem: the basic meaning is the poet on a romantic dinner with a lover.
The deeper meaning is that the speaker is a lost soul that God is helping. The Meaning The Poem God tells the poet to “ ‘sit down… and taste my meat,’ ” (17), inviting him to eat his flesh and drink his blood. AS-Level – Songs of Ourselves: Part 1. There are 36 poems that make up the first part of CIE’s poetry anthology, which may seem a little overwhelming at first, but never fear; if you’re organised and understand the types of questions that are going to be on the exam then you’ll be fine (see Poetry Exam Tips).
Follow each of the links for the poem + my analysis. You may also find my Comparison Chart a useful way of linking poems for the comparison essay. CIE Literature. Poetry is a major component of both iGCSE and A-Level Literature.
It’s something that usually puts the fear of God into students and leads to a good deal of ineffectual moaning. Unfortunately, moaning isn’t going to help you, so try to embrace it and ignore temptations to dismiss it as nonsense… Hopefully, with the help of my notes and analysis, you’ll enjoy the poems covered and understand that studying them is not as painful as it at first seems. A Different History. Context Bhatt is an Indian born in Pune, a metropolis (mega city) in the west of India.
At 12, her family moved to the USA where she had to learn English from scratch. She has talked about her identity struggle with Gujarati (an Indian language) representing the ‘deepest layer of her identity’, but English representing her daily life and work. Themes. CIE Lit Poems 2013 Revision. I said that one of the things I most liked about Brewster’s poem “Where I Come From” was its simplicity: “It’s a beautiful example of a poet doing exactly what a poet should do: realising something quite profound, and sharing that idea with us in a beautiful, accessible, thought-provoking way.”
That’s what the best poetry is to me. It doesn’t have to be simple (though simple is beautiful: read Wendy Cope), and it doesn’t necessarily have to be immediately accessible (“immediate accessibility” isn’t a criteria for the lovers of the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins or Shakespeare), but for the more complex poems, there has to be that chink of approachability, that glimmer of light, that is the opening for you to “get into” the text. And for me personally, there has to be emotion behind it: explicit, implicit, whatever – poetry needs to make me feel. Why So Pale and Wan, Fond Lover? (Study Guide) Cummings Guides Home..|..Contact This Site .Study Guide Written by Michael J.
Cummings...© 2009 .Type of Work and Year of Publication ....... " Games at twilight by Alexandra Rodriguez on Prezi. Theme and CharacterizationTheme: Childhood struggles"Let's play hide and seek.
""Who'll it be? ""You be it. ""Why should I? You be-"" But he had been forgotten, left out and he would not join them now. The ignominy of being forgotten-how couold he face it? In the 1996 Contemporary Novelists, Desai revealed to critic Bruce King that she began writing early, saying, "I have been writing since the age of seven, as instinctively as I breathe. " Search for Richard III teaching resources - TES. Ama Ata Aidoo: Language in The Dilemma of A Ghost. Megan Behrent, Brown University '97 The Dilemma of a Ghost , Aidoo's first play, puts on stage a wide array of characters from diverse heritages, educational backgrounds and thus, linguistic backgrounds. Language plays an extremely important role in that it is the primary way in which differences in background and educational status are represented, and it is also central to the miscommunications that occur between the different characters.
In "Language and Drama," Dapo Adelugba argues that 'speech, in Aidoo's plays is an index of social class, age and blackground". For Eulalie, an African-American woman, English is a first language and Aidoo tries to demonstrate this in this character's speech. Although she certainly succeeds in distinguishing Eulalie's speech from the other characters, it is perhaps in her attempt to portray American-English that Aidoo is least successful. Report On The Threatened City Guided Questions. Please have a copy of the short story at hand when working on the exercises below. Read the text carefully and answer the following questions meticulously. Remember to quote selectively from the text to illustrate your points when necessary.
Jot down quote/important scenario page numbers in parenthesis for easy reference later on. Give a brief outline of the plot of the story. The Custody of the Pumpkin - Ms Kirby's Class Noticeboard. P.G. Wodehouse Jeeves & Wooster (based on 'Jeeves' by P.G. Wodehouse) Plot Summary. Matthew's Poetry Analysis: Summer Farm - Norman MacCaig. Summer Farm Norman MacCaig Summary: The poet lies within the depths of his mind, probably in his happy place as his mother’s family lived in the rural area, which is reflected in this story.
Everything described in the story is part of his mind, with perhaps every animal representing a different aspect of his mind. This poet always discusses the concept of having layers and layers of dreams, like how the mind is made up of layers and layers. Sounds like inception to me. Significant poetic devices and their significance (eg: Metaphors, symbols, rhyme scheme, form, imagery, repetition… etc) The Importance by Cecilia L on Prezi. The Importanceof Being EarnestThe Importance of Being Earnest contains a pun, that much seems clear. Shaw said in his review of 1895 that the wordplay on Ernest/Earnest was not in fact a very good pun, and that the title as a whole was rather laboured and old-fashioned.
But Shaw might have missed something. ‘Earnest’ quite likely plays on Urning, the German word for ‘homosexual’ coined in the 1860s by the sexologist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, and a term much in vogue in the England of the 1890s. This Is My Letter to the World - Poetry for Students. Emily Dickinson c. 1862 Author Biography. AS-Level – Songs of Ourselves: Part 1. A Martyr to Love: Mary Wroth’s Sonnets in the Early British Literature Survey Course. In the undergraduate early British literature survey course (beginnings to 1660) that I teach at a small liberal arts university, I like to introduce students to Sir Philip Sidney’s niece, Mary Wroth, also a sonneteer who began writing in 1613. Rainbow Literature. Analysis of 'Flag' by John Agard. Flag read by John Agard (AQA Conflict Anthology) John Agard 'Put The Kettle On'
Poetry Jump Up by John Agard. John Agard: 'Listen Mr Oxford don' Benjamin Zephaniah author of 'Too Black Too Strong' discusses racism and multiculturalism. Benjamin Zephaniah Talking Turkeys Christmas Poem. Money - Benjamin Zephaniah. Dis Poetry.
Theories of Diaspora. Welcome to Lit2Go ETC. A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language. Scottish Poetry Library. Carol Ann Duffy was born in the Gorbals (Glasgow) on 23 December 1955, the first child of May (née Black) and Frank Duffy; May was Irish and Frank had Irish grandparents. They subsequently had four sons, and moved when Carol Ann was six to Stafford, where her father worked for English Electric and managed Stafford Rangers Football Club in his spare time. Duffy attended Roman Catholic primary and middle schools, and then Stafford Girls’ High.
Her early passion for reading and writing was encouraged by two of her English teachers, and developed by the poet-artist Adrian Henri (one of a trio of Liverpool poets whose work was famously anthologised as ‘The Mersey Sound’ in 1967), with whom she lived from the age of 16 until 1982. She went to the University of Liverpool, and obtained a degree in Philosophy in 1977. Duffy became a lecturer in poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University in 1996, by which time she was living with the writer Jackie Kay, and had a daughter, Ella (born 1995). Carol Ann Duffy: Rapture (2005) Poems. Exclusive: poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy's poems for children. Carol Ann Duffy has been acclaimed as the first poet laureate for the whole family with her brilliant poems for children. New laureate Carol Ann - who edits our Poetry Corner column - has given us an exclusive preview of her latest work to share with Daily Mirror readers. Carol Ann Duffy. On December 23, 1955, Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow, Scotland to Mary Black and Frank Duffy, both of Irish Catholic descent.
Together with her four younger brothers, she was raised in Staffordshire in the West Midlands of England where her father worked as a fitter with English Electric. Phshigher.wikispaces. Faber: 60 Years in 60 Poems. Custody of the Pumpkin (Use of Humour) The Importance of Being Ernest. The Importance of Being Earnest: STUDY QUESTIONS - MULTIPLE CHOICE QUIZ by Oscar Wilde. Free Study Guide: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde - Free BookNotes. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Study Guide. Comparaingtexts.wikispaces. A-Level Synopses, AS English Lit Guides, Exam Literature Studies. The Great Gatsby. IGCSE Literature at IESE - Songs of Ourselves Poetry. Literary Devices. WikiPaintings.org - the encyclopedia of painting. Children's short stories. Classic Short Stories.
Books, Poems, Articles and Stories for Children. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE SONNETS with text of each sonnet. Stories from Shakespeare - Penguin Readers Level 3. An Analysis of Shakespeare's Sonnets and Sonnet Paraphrase in Modern English. Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shakespearean Sonnet.