Host: Imogen is an English and Drama teacher who trained at the Institute of Education in London. She has been teaching for ten years and currently runs the Education department of a theatre in the North West of England. Imogen has directed lots of Shakespeare plays with young people and loves exploring the stories in a practical and engaging way.
In this class, we’ll explore some of the techniques that the author uses to present a sense of place, time and mood in an extract from ‘Great Expectations’. Using an extract from Charles Dickens’ gothic and glorious novel, ‘Great Expectations’, we’ll analyse some of the techniques an author uses to create a sense of atmosphere.
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- An understanding of some new vocabulary.
- An overview of authorial techniques used to create a picture in the reader’s mind.
- How to read a passage closely.
Suitable for students in Years 9 – 11 studying English for GCSE.