Task: Locate a metaphor Shakespeare uses to express Lady Macbeth’s deep and dark desires. Explain this metaphor in the form of a paragraph.   Act 1, Scene 5: Lady Macbeth Lady Macbeth is a lady in early times when men were the power and woman simply just did what they were told. Shakespeare creates the character: […]

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-ACT 1- Act 1, Scene 1: Summary Characters: Three Witches (1,2,3) Location: A desert place. Time: Unknown – Before the end of the battle Events: The witches plan to meet again after the battle is over. They plan to meet Macbeth on the heath. Quote: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” – Paradox Act […]

Structure Example *Don’t need to do it this way, but the piece needs to include these things. Re-state hypothesis – true or false? Select quote or anecdote to stimulate interest. Argument – think of what other people may think and respond. Needs for each paragraph: State Example – quote – identify the language feature Assert […]

EXAMPLE Hypothesis – Spoken Language is spoken more formally and has more correct grammar compared to text language. Evidence Spoken: (laugh) – paralinguistic feature Whaddre you doin’? – dialect omission. Text: lol – Initialism wud- Initialism   MINE: Hypothesis– Other people: older, younger, more or less intelligent, more ‘sophisticate’ or of a different generation etc don’t […]

Piece of writing: Hypothesis – Write a hypothesis about spoken and online. Spoken language can be the same as text language – text language can be the same as spoken language, it all depends on how the person perceives the language. Similarities between the online language and spoken language in today’s world are much more […]

Thursday 16th February 2017. Findings: Verbal fillers – Um etc Idiolecl- Things together that form your individual ‘dialect’, your pronunciation. Efficiency via – slang; speed; accuracy Tone – affects meaning Para-Linguistic – features significantly affect meaning. Pause – is significant. People believe one way is correct and one way is wrong, the formal way is […]