Presentation on theme: "Framing Questions Who and/or what are the authoritative figures that govern each society? How do the characters navigate their way through and/or around."— Presentation transcript:
Framing Questions Who and/or what are the authoritative figures that govern each society? How do the characters navigate their way through and/or around these figures? How has each author responded to these authoritative figures? Why? (consider context) How does each author advocate and value individual empowerment within her text? ◦ How does this lead us to re-evaluate the notion of individual empowerment in each text? What does each author advocate about the role of reading and education?
The Question How has your reading of Pride and Prejudice and Letters to Alice shaped your understanding of the relationship between individual empowerment and reading? How they define individual empowerment Their views on reading in relation to this The influence of their respective contexts on how this is achieved
The Essential Elements How each text values the relationship between individual empowerment and reading How this reflects the ways of thinking and attitudes of their context What the author’s attitude is towards this issue and their context Textual evidence with language analysis
EXPLORING CONNECTIONS Composer Political Social Historical Cultural Composer Political Social Historical Cultural Early 19 th Century-Regency Period Late 20 th Century- 1980’s Ideas Values Ideas Values Responder How is meaning shaped & reshaped by the connections between the texts?
Writing Comparatively Pride and PrejudiceLetters to Alice How does each value individual empowerment with regards to reading?
Some linking phrases… While Austen shows…Weldon shows… A reading of Weldon illuminates this concept further by/in the way that… When read alongside Letters to Alice, one can see how… Similarly… In contrast to this…