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How does Robert Swindells build sympathy for the homeless in ‘Stone Cold?’

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1 How does Robert Swindells build sympathy for the homeless in ‘Stone Cold?’

2 What we are doing  We are writing a piece of work to finish our work on ‘Stone Cold’  This outline is designed to help you  Think P>E>C and try to use quotes  The sentences in italics are sentence starters for you to use if you want

3 Paragraph One  This should tell the reader the name of the novel and the author and include a very quick summary of the novel.  ‘Stone Cold was written by…. The story is told by a character called…  OR  Robert Swindells wrote ‘Stone Cold’. It is the story of…

4 Paragraph Two  This should explore why you think Swindells wrote this book. Read inside the cover to help you!  The book explores the idea that anyone can…  OR  The main theme of the book is the idea…

5 Paragraph Three  Explain some attitudes to homelessness and give some information on homelessness  Who can be effected by homelessness  In 2010 there are over a million children without a home  Why is it so terrible being homeless?

6 Paragraph Four  This is about the reader meeting Link. Include things like:  What we find out about Link?  What is his life like?  Why do you think he doesn’t use his real name? The main character in ‘Stone Cold is the narrator, Link…  OR Link is the narrator…

7 Paragraph Five  Talk about how the story is told directly to the reader – as if Link is speaking to us. Find a quote.  What effect does this have on the reader?  Does it help us get to know Link and like him?  The character of Link talks directly to …  OR  The reader gets involved in the story because…

8 Paragraph Six  What happens on Link’s first night on the streets (p. 23)?  How does he try and cope?  How does the reader feel?  The reader can imagine Link’s first night sleeping rough in London…  OR  On Link’s first night he…

9 Paragraph Seven  Using some quote from pages how are we shown what it feels like to be sleeping rough?  Swindells tries to build sympathy by his descriptions…  The section of the story where Link describes sleeping rough is powerful because…

10 Paragraph Eight  What are the other dangers on the streets? Rape, attacks, violence, Shelter. In this section explain why Shelter is attacking homeless people.  Swindells shows how hard life on the streets can be…  OR  There are many dangers for homeless people…

11 Last paragraph!  Overall what bit in the story made you feel most sympathy for homeless people? Which part did you most enjoy? Would you recommend this story?  Overall,…  OR  For me the most powerful part of the story was…


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