Here is another one of those essay things for you to do.
“‘Brideshead Revisited’ is a novel about death: its inevitability, its finality, and, ultimately, the ways in which we seek to escape it.”
To what extent do you agree with this view of the novel?
In my inbox by 8:30 on Monday morning, please, if you want me to mark it in the bucolic pastoral idyll that is East Grinstead.
I just got told that I look like a character from an Enid Blyton book. What a great way to start the week!
Anyway, here are the key quotations for Book 2 chapter 1 (today).
Key Quotations ch 1 Book 2
What do you think is the significance of Nanny Hawkins to the novel?
Thoughts below, please…
One young hopeful dares to dream big. Could this be our Aloysius?
Having counted all 6 of the votes, I am afraid we are yet to find our man. Bear.
But I know he’s out there somewhere. Thus:
You have until midnight on Friday (2nd March) to upload a picture of your proposed bear, in the comment box below.
For legal reasons, he (she?) will require a National Insurance Number and a valid work permit. Fluency in the English language is essential; no previous acting experience required.
Here are the key quotations for Chapter 2 of ‘Brideshead Revisited’:
Key Quotations ch 2
Homework: Annotate, in detail, for next Monday’s lesson. Pay specific reference to the following ‘Elements of the Pastoral’:
* Love and Romance
* Memory and Nostalgia
* Urban / Rural landscapes