logging in or signing up Of Mice & Men Revision haverstockpp Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2950 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: May 10, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Of Mice and MenHow do I revise? : Of Mice and MenHow do I revise? Re-read all your class notes to refresh your memory. Read through the revision booklet Go through essays highlighting key points and quotes Write mini-essay plans. Jot down the main 4/5 main points and quotes. Read through your notes and make brief revision notes on postcards for each key character and theme How do I revise? : How do I revise? Look at websites eg: Sparknotes, Universal teacher, Sam learning, BBC Bitesize etc Look at notes & resources in Student Shared Pick out 10 key quotes and memorise the page numbers so that you can find them quickly Re-read chapter one (at least) SEQUENCE OF EVENTSPut in the correct order: : SEQUENCE OF EVENTSPut in the correct order: George shoots Lennie George and Lennie sleep near the ranch Lennie and George arrive at the ranch and meet the other workers. Lennie kills Curley’s wife. Slim gives Lennie a pup. Carlson shoots Candy’s dog. Lennie breaks Curley’s hand. Lennie, Crooks and Candy talk. Curley’s wife interrupts. Sequence of events What will the exam questions be like? : What will the exam questions be like? Essays on one character or more Essays on an extract Essays on key themes EG: friendship loneliness dreams fate and destiny Use of animals Use of nature Possible higher essay questions : Possible higher essay questions Essays asking you to discuss opinions on the novel eg: Can the killing of Lennie be justified? To what extent is Steinbeck’s vision optimistic or pessimistic? To what extent is Lennie’s death inevitable? What is the significance of the title? Steinbeck’s style : Steinbeck’s style Realistic dialogue Descriptive narrative Motifs Foreshadowing Unusual metaphors and similes Animal imagery Vivid descriptions of characters Use of pathetic fallacy Symbolism eg: Soledad, solitaire Play like structure 'Of Mice and Men’ : 'Of Mice and Men’ Write statements about the novel using each of these key words. Can’t remember what they mean? Ask a friend or a teacher. The Depression Segregation Isolation Loneliness Itinerant workers Pathetic fallacy Foreshadow What is the significance of the title? : What is the significance of the title? Refers to Robert Burns’ s poem: Extract means: the best laid plans of mice and men often go wrong and leave us nothing but grief - which is indeed what happens to George and Lennie’s plan Mice and small things are therefore easily overwhelmed – seems to suggest that man too is vulnerable to the greater forces around us (fate and destiny and hardship of depression) Also a link to the animal imagery and motif in the novel Nevertheless our dreams give us hope and friendship and we need to strive for this Practice Essay Titles : Practice Essay Titles Essay 1: Explore the presentation of George and Lennie. Essay 2: Compare the way in which Crooks and Curley’s Wife are presented. Plan these essays . Aim for 5 key points and quotes. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.