The Critical Essay: how to write a good one Learning intention: to understand what makes a high-band Critical Essay in the exam Learning outcome: to plan your own response to an essay How much is the Critical Essay graded out of? Band A is 17-20 out of 20 and will be: Relevant to the task
Show knowledge of the text Show understanding of central concerns Show personal insight/reaction
Demonstrate awareness of Technique/Genre Use Critical Language/Literary Terms Use quotations and textual evidence Whiteboards ready!!! Complete the following
sentences as if you were writing it in an essay. Sum up the relationships of these characters Rosinella and Massimo Hughie and Lucia
Bridget and Franco ____________________________ ___ Rosinella and Lucia Sum up the relationships Rosinella and Massimo They share a loving marriage although it is not without its conflict, brought on by Rosinella's character flaws. They are the guardians of their niece Lucia.
Hughie and Lucia Their relationship develops from dislike, to friendship and finally to love Bridget and Franco They are passionately in love. Following Franco's death, Bridget cannot overcome her loss. ____________________________ _
In Act 1, how do we know Rosinella puts her family first? Massimo says: Last year when I gave you money for a coat you bought jumpers to send to Italy. A major theme of Tallys Blood is
The turning point of the play is when... Rosinella is: Family-orientated Loving Controlling Traditional Patriotic
Prejudiced Massimo is: A family man Loving Hard working Generous
Lucia is Spoiled Manipulative Hughie is Kind
Self-conscious Hard-working Determined Franco is
Loving Familyorientated Ambitious Essay Question #1 Choose a play in which there is a character who suffers from a human weakness such as ambition, selfishness, lack-of-self knowledge, jealousy, pride or
lust By referring to appropriate techniques, show how the character comes to be involved in this conflict and how the conflict develops throughout the text. What are appropriate techniques? Characterisation
Key Scene(s) Structure Climax Theme
Plot Conflict Setting
Essay Question #1 Choose a play in which there is a character who suffers from a human weakness such as ambition, selfishness, lack-of-self knowledge, jealousy, pride or lust By referring to appropriate techniques, show how the character has this weakness and how it is seen throughout the text. Unrealistic Expectations Rosinellas selfishness leads her to have unrealistic expectations on her loved ones. One example of this
is Franco; she thinks that he should settle down with an Italian girl. Its one thing to play around with them, so long as you marry your own kind. Rosinella is insistent that Franco marries an Italian, as the Scottish girls would sleep around, unlike a virtuous Italian girl: You watch none of them catches you. Thats the kind of thing they do here. Her dislike of Scotlands local ladies is clear and unjust, as later on we see Bridget faithfully loving Franco after his death. Essay Question #1
In the play Tallys Blood by Ann Marie Di Mambro, the character of Rosinella suffers from several weak attributes: she is selfish and proud. Through the themes of love, family ties and war, the audience watches the characters grow and develop, reaching a climactic key scene where Rosinella realises her weaknesses and aims to change the outcome of her poor decisions.
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