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X. What Makes a Novel, Unit 3

Objectives: Students will be able to recognize characteristics of a fictional novel. Students will be able to identify: the parts of a plot; the importance of setting, mood and atmosphere; thematic elements; symbols; and genre characteristics. 2,494 more words



The situation: it’s second quarter in English 10. The novel unit is coming up next, and I, in my infinite wisdom and professional procrastination, had still not chosen the novel. 1,001 more words


Waiting for the Plague

Con + show = waiting for the plague to hit.

Con-plague. If you’ve been to a con, you probably have an understanding of what I mean. 141 more words



Normally, I love the first snowfall of the season.

But not when it comes on November 2nd and cancels the final performance of an incredibly awesome show. 140 more words


I've Missed You

So. What have I missed?

The Turn of the Screw – this show has been fantastically intense and challenging. Terrifying, because I’ve never had a lead role, because I’ve been out of it for a decade, because the line load is ridiculous and this play – this character – goes to some dark, uncomfortable places. 168 more words


Return of the Screw

Glyndebourne’s Turn of the Screw is back again – its fourth incarnation – and I saw the performance on 24th October.  It’s one of their strongest productions and repays seeing again even though Jonathan Kent wasn’t back to rehearse it – too busy in Chichester doing an outstanding job with… 763 more words

Performances I've Seen

The Prologue, Chapter 1 and Ambiguity

Firstly, this website is worth keeping for detailed annotation and exploration of key quotes. It covers the whole text.


Attached here are:

Intro to plot

The Prologue

Chapter 1 and Ambiguity