Category: Reading

10 Hour Revision Programme

The Overall Plan Day 1 – Macbeth Quotes Day 2 – Put those Quotations into Action Write a paragraph starting with the provided statements (above) using your chosen quotations in support of these propositions. Develop

1.8: Significant Connections

This task is an extension of our investigation into the nature of ambition. This is an opportunity to explore how unifying elements are employed across different texts by different authors that lead you to deeper insight into this very human drive.

Ozymandias

Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert… near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies,

Exam Preparation: 1.3 Unfamiliar Texts

AS 90851: Show understanding of significant aspects of unfamiliar text(s) through close reading, using supporting evidence. 4 Credits. External

Exam Preparation: 1.1 Extended Written Texts

You should attempt the sample paper and then have a look at the excellence exemplar and answer rubric to evaluate your response. You are most welcome to give your practice papers to me to assess as well.

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow – Despair in Macbeth

Analysis of the language effects Shakespeare employs to reinforce the sense of despair Macbeth feels on learning of his wife’s death.

1.5 Formal Writing Assessment: Vaulting Ambition in Shakespeare’s Macbeth

This task is a culmination of our study of William Shakespeare’s Tragedy Macbeth. This is an opportunity to explore the techniques of language, structure and conventions of theatre that Shakespeare employed to convey his strongest themes

Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 5: Unsex Me Here

In Act 1, Scene 5 of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is introduced in full command of her power of evil persuasion. “unsex me here,
And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full
Of direst cruelty!”

Macbeth Act 1, Scene 4: Black and Deep Desires

Stars, hide your fires;
Let not light see my black and deep desires:

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