It’s the question on everyone’s lips, or at least it will be, at the Southbank Centre tomorrow.
WHY? What’s Happening for the Young is a four-day festival starting tomorrow, for children, young people and adults to think/discuss/be inspired about what it’s like being young, and will feature talks and workshops on education, politics, sexuality and all manner of other exciting things. And it’s only £1! (If you’re under 18.) Go to it!
Click here to find out WHY?
Click here for some ideas for your coursework.
Also, choose ONE of the following to complete over half term:
Either: Compare and contrast the characters of Beatrice and Hero.
Or: How does Shakespeare develop the theme of love in Act 4 scene 1?
Due on Tuesday 4th November.
They’re also for half-term homework. But for fun, too.
Complete at least TWO of the following essays by Tuesday 4th November. Click on the title of the poem for a link to the text.
1. ‘Goblin Market depicts the triumph of its protagonists over the capitalist market. It is a paean to consumer power.’ To what extent do you agree with this interpretation of the poem?
2. ‘It is with the male partner that power resides within price relationships, and therefore in society at large.’ To what extent is this the case in D. H. Lawrence’s Last Words to Miriam?
3. ‘Carol Ann Duffy’s use of metaphor in Valentine presents love as a uniquely destructive force.’ How far do you consider this interpretation of the poem to be true?
Hello Year 10,
Here is the analysis of Mrs D’s mouth from this morning. You might like to use it in your essay:
In what ways is Mrs Dubose important to the novel as a whole?
… which is due in on Tuesday 14th October.
Analysing Mrs D’s mouth
Dear Year 10,
Here is the start to our past exam question on Calpurnia:
How is the character of Calpurnia important to the novel as a whole?
Calpurnia is important to the novel as a whole for a variety of reasons. Lee uses her to add detail and depth to the novel’s main themes, such as (in)justice, family, equality and personal change. Furthermore, she is used as a representative of the black community in a Southern town in 1930s Alabama. Like Atticus, Calpurnia is used by Lee as a mouthpiece through which she expresses moral and ethical views.
Firstly, Calpurnia plays a significant part in Lee’s exploration of the theme of injustice. Whenever she has to discipline Scout, she does so in a way which is appropriate and fair. For example…
Over to you!