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The Taming of the Shrew Re-told

The Taming of the Shrew Re-told

It is important to be exposed to as many different presentations of the play as possible as this will give you a wealth of resources to draw on when you are writing about the play and how it is/was performed. We started to watch the BBC modern adaptation of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in […]

Taming the Shrew – plot and character

Taming the Shrew – plot and character

Exploring the quotations about Katherine/Katherina/Kate and an analysis of cast pictures in more detail led to an interesting discussion about the potential plot. It was interesting that in discussion of Katherine’s unwillingness to marry, we came across some stereotypical views of women. There was also some interest and confusion about the social context of the […]

Extended research: Due Monday 24th Septe...

Extended research: Due Monday 24th September 2012

Right all – here is your first homework task! Homework is a fantastic opportunity to develop your independent learning and to think, read and write without the time restrictions of a lesson. This task is a research project, which should result in a project folder (either electronic or physical) containing your interpretation of the research […]

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

A good start was made on our study of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’. We explored potential explanations for the title and identified the themes of power and conflict before starting to examine the characters and plot. See below for the quotations we looked at surrounding Katherine. Remember these were quotations from other characters, which […]

Your Mock Exams

Your Mock Exams

Here is some generalised feedback about your mock exams which you did before the summer. We will go through the exams as a class and you each have individual feedback written on your exam papers which you can collect at any time. However I feel that it is always useful to have an idea of […]

 
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