Presentation on theme: "Who would you rather have on your side in a fight/ be mates with?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Who would you rather have on your side in a fight/ be mates with?
2 Bringing it all together! Look through the next few slides and use the info to get your ideas together. You can start working on your planning sheet as well. Assessment Objectives: AO1 – Ideas about ‘strong feelings’ and evidence AO2 – Analysing how the texts are written. AO3 – Links you can make AO4 – Context; how different people interpret the poem / play
3 Tasks ALL – COMPLETE … PART 1 PART 2 PART 4 PART 5 PART 3 will allow more depth of discussion
4 What to include in the introduction: Task 1: Complete the questions! PART 1 – INTRO and FORMWhat to include in the introduction: Task 1: Complete the questions!What texts will you be looking at?When were they written?How do they need to interest the audience?‘Macbeth’?‘The Laboratory’?How are they broadly similar? Different?What are the main ‘strong feelings’ you want to discuss?What similarities are there in the way they are written?
5 Form Task 2: Write a few sentences comparing the forms Macbeth – iambic pentameter‘The laboratory’Similar to real speech but has a ‘bounce to it’. Useful in ‘unsex me here’ speech. Makes it seem dramatic; gives it rhythm. Soliloquy – when she talks to audience12 stanzasMonologue – 1st personBouncy ‘anapaestic’ meter including AABB rhymesTakes you on a journeyTask 2: Write a few sentences comparing the formsThey are similar because …They are different because …
6 PART 2 Before the murder! Compared with start of ‘The Laboratory’ AO1; AO3 Task 3: Find quotes from the poem / play! OR add a comment / Change the colour to show you feel you could discuss the point.Act 1 Scene 5 – The ‘unsex me here’ speech’Links to the start of ‘The Laboratory’ Stanzas I-V (VI?)Strong feelingsAmbition - Lady M desire to do anything to support husband or is it just for her?Using someone elseExcitementSecrecy and deceptionSeems powerfullink to context – Contrast between 11th Century Scotland – Elizabethan – role of women. AO4Strong feelingsWants powerExcitementDesire to do something unusualUsing someone elseSecrecy and deceptionSeems powerfulLink to context – Browning chooses unusual character. Wants to challenge Victorian view of women as domestic ‘angels’! AO4
7 TASK 4: Find examples for each! PART 2 cont… How does Shakespeare present strong feelings? How does he use words / phrases that interest the audience? AO1; AO2Macbeth (Act 1 scene 5)‘The Laboratory’ I - VIImperatives (Commands)supernatural languagestrong languageChanging feminine imagessnake and flower imageLots of exclamation marks!‘Supernatural languageImperativesStrong languageWords / phrases to do with secrecy.Lots of exclamation marks!TASK 4: Find examples for each!
8 TASK 5 Now choose an example from each text to compare! Handy sentence starters In ‘Macbeth’ Shakespeare uses … Browning also … In both texts, the writers use … The way they use them is similar because … They are different because …
9 PART 3: Section 2 – After the murder PART 3: Section 2 – After the murder! Act 2, scene 2 vs Stanzas VI - VIIIMacbethThe middle of ‘The Laboratory’ Stanzas VI - VIIILady M commands MLady M seems more powerful but also nervousDeterminedAlso nervous/ panicky?Shakespeare uses questions, short sentences and exclamation marks!Secrecy and DeceptionDarknessWoman commanding the manDesire for powerPanicky?Doubts herself?Lots of questions and exclamation marksShort sentencesIs she having doubts?Reality setting in?
10 PART 3 cont …Compare the way the two women are presented in this middle section. Strong feelings (AO1)In ‘Macbeth’ .. whereas …One similarity is …They are both …One difference is …Language (AO2)Both writers use …Shakespeare shows Lady Macbeth’s nervous feelings by using ..Similarly Browning …EXT: Can you think of more than one way of looking at these scenes / sections?
11 PART 4 Madness!! Act 5 scene 1 vs Stanzas IX - XII MacbethThe Laboratory stanzas IX-XIIStrong feelings? AO1Strong feelings from earlier making her madLacks powerLonelyGuiltSuicidal?Strange behaviourTalks to herselfStrong feelings? AO1Seems more manicStrange behaviourSeems less sane?Who is she talking to?‘You may kiss me ..’What does this suggest?Left open-endedTalking to herself?TASK 7 – Find evidence/ add comments / highlight if you think you could write about it!
12 PART 4 cont … How are the feelings presented? MacbethThe LaboratoryUse of imagery to do with blood.Talk of hell, e.g. ‘hell is …’Links to earlier ideas, e.g. mentioning ‘water’ ‘cleaning’Talks of deathShort sentencesPunctuationShort sentencesPunctuationWords / phrases to do with death.TASK 7: FIND QUOTES!
13 How the feelings are presented Comparing the endings … TASK 8 – What do you think about the way the women and their feelings are presented?Strong feelingsThere is clear similarity in that …The biggest difference is …On the one hand ..You could say …You could also say …How the feelings are presentedOne similarity is …It is interesting to note that both writers use ..Again we see …EXT: Can you think of more than one way of looking at these scenes / sections?
14 PART 5 Sum up ideas about context / background Macbeth How does audience feel about the ‘end’ of Lady M? Elizabethan? Modern? What might Shakespeare have been saying about women who act in this way? Why include a woman who is so different? See speech by Macbeth (Act 5 scene 5) How do we respond to the ending?The Laboratory How does Victorian reader feel at the end of the poem? How were women seen at that point in time? What is Browning saying? Why include a woman who is so different? How do we respond to the ending?
15 Conclusion (AO1; AO2; AO3; AO4) Lots of similarities Some differences Strong feelings? Give an interesting example Language? Any patterns?? Themes – Can you link the texts in terms of women? Ideas? Your response?
16 Different approachesIntroduce the essay. Write about bits of ‘Macbeth’ e.g. Before the murder; after the murder; the ‘madness’ scene. Use ‘The Laboratory’ to compare after each section. Sum up at the end.Introduce the essay. Write about the different strong feelings. Write about techniques. Compare the two as you write. Sum up at the end.Introduce the essay. Write about strong feelings and techniques in ‘Macbeth’. Write about the strong feelings and techniques in ‘The Laboratory’. Compare at the end. Sum up.NB: You have to talk about language, background etc… all the way through.Which approach will you use?