December 2017: Contents, Plan y Exercises

Dear S2,

Find in this entry everything you need to know and have for December exams.

Read carefully, work hard and study conscientiously.

Contenidos

Plan de Trabajo

 

Exercises

1st Term

A view from the Bridge

Choose a fragment from the play that contains between 8 and 12 exchanges and analyse the following:

  • Language used by characters and how it defines them
  • Thematic concerns
  • Tone and atmosphere

“Sredni Vashtar”

Find evidence of the following concepts in the text and justify your choices with complete argumentation:

  • Toast as a symbol
  • Home as an uncanny space
  • Nature striking back
  • Conradin as point of alignment
  • The maccabre

 

2nd Term

“Ming’s Biggest Prey”

Complete the speech bubbles in the file attached below.

S2_LIT_dic2017_Prose_map_ex2

“The Phoenix”

Write an argumentative paragraph beginning with 1 (one) of the topic sentences below:

  • The short story “The Phoenix” is a critique to capitalist societies.
  • The text does poetic justice with its ending.
  • Poldero is an uncanny character as he both hosts and is hostile to the animals in the aviary.

 

3rd Term

Poetry:

1- Choose 5 (different) literary devices we have worked with and find examples in the texts listed in the 3rd term content list.

2- Explain the effect/meaning each of the literary devices chosen has in the context of the poem the example was taken from.

NOTE: You may use the chart below to organise your responses to 1 and 2.

Literary device Example (text) Effect / Meaning