The techniques you are required to be able to identify and comment on on PROSE are:
Turning point/ Key incident
Work on this short story will prepare you for the exam in May. Remember that you are not being tested on your knowledge of everything covered in a text – you are being assessed on how you respond to a given task.
Does every paragraph link with the previous and refer to task?
Do you have a suitable conclusion?
When writing this essay you should demonstrate:
Understanding of the text
Be able to analyse the text and the techniques used
Comment on how the techniques help you to understand the text i.e. what they tell you/suggest etc – evaluation
Write as accurately as possible; spelling most words correctly, using proper sentences, paragraphs and expressing yourself appropriately. Expression.
The short story “Tickets, Please” by D.H Lawrence has a shocking turning point where the main character Annie Stone and friends attack John Thomas. Lawrence explores the theme of relationships throughout the story and uses the turning point, characterisation, imagery and setting to convey the harshness of the attack.
This essay will be completed as homework and is due in on Thursday 25th March. If you have any problems with the essay, you must come and see me.