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Exploring Genre Revenge Tragedy

$39.95

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Product Code: 978-1-921085-43-7

 

by Barbara Stanners

 

Each title in this series of teacher resource books, intended for use with students  in middle and senior secondary years, starts with a detailed definition of the genre, followed by an examination of a wide range of texts with

  • ·background information
  • ·information about text and context
  • ideas on genre conventions, representation of themes, characters, style
  • suggestions and strategies for dealing with the texts 
  • a wide range of student activities to suit different year levels,  with emphasis on what is being said and how it is being said, with questions
  • response tasks

Exploring Genre is an invaluable resource with in depth analysis and student exercises to help students analyse, question, interpret and articulate their understanding of the text.

Revenge Tragedy- Contents

Genre

Defining Tragedy

Evolution of the Genre

Typical Conventions and Motifs

Classic Tragedy

Electra

Medea

Renaissance “Blood Tragedy”

The Spanish Tragedy

Hamlet

The Revenger’s Tragedy

Gothic Vengeance

Frankenstein

Wuthering Heights

Poe-The Cask of Amontillado

Browning – Soliloquy at a Spanish Cloister

The Vendetta-Guy de Maupassant

The Poison Tree – William Blake

Contemporary Revenge Tragedy

The Tragedy of the Common Man

High Noon

The Crucible

Daddy

Cell Block Tango – Chicago

Black Medea

Cinematic Vengeance

Memento

Road to Perdition

Revengers Tragedy

Responding and Composing

Responding to Revenge Tragedy

Sample Student Response

 
 
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