Some Samples to be Employed:
Question: How does the playwright/ writer makes this extract a significant moment of the play/novel?
- Plot(locate the extract and say who is on stage / or present if the passage is from the novel)This short sequence/ extract ( not a complete scene ) is a part of a ………… between x and y. A , b and c ‘s presence demonstrates ….( give a little summary here in one sentence of what this scene is about)
- One of the play/ novel’s main concerns is the contrast between the ————-
- From this scene we can have clear glimpse of—-
Characterization ( evaluate the characters on the basis of the information provided /language used by the characters/ other people or the narrator/ or what the characters seems to be doing here )
- Hastings is an intriguing character who—-
- His misinterpretations of every warning sustain the grim irony that characterizes the play
- Like Clarence , he realizes too late that he has relied on earthly success rather than God’s grace.
- this is a highly dramatic passage which starts at the peak of-and the two protagonists are seen—-.
- Emotions run high throughout the quoted text.
- Following this extract——.this action prefigures —–the destructive / violent forces/ supernatural element/ poetic justice—–
- This dramatic scene creates suspense in the audience because they expect the —-
- This brief scene has been packed in action, description and atmosphere very effectively
Features of Language:
- the tension/conflict/row has been expressed in repetitive language with many exclamations, rhetorical questions and unfinished sentences ( for eg…)
- this verse scene is armed with powerful poetic devices ….which suit the intensity and gravity of the situation.
- Bronte captures very effectively the tine and atmosphere of…
- The women of the play use formal ritualistic language and emphasize the …
- Repeated words emphasize themes powerfully as well as creating the …. Mood .
- ————-,——————,—————— and ————- all chime /sound repetitively , reinforcing the point.——————.
- Richard’s soliloquy reveals his delight in language and wordplay. He presents the contrasting elements of……
- His/ her mocking tone is reflected in…
- He/she puns on….
- She / he is determined to prove—— as they say——-
- Heathcliff’s vocabulary could b contrasted with Lockwood’s as —–
- Linton’s s choice of words is naïve…
- Catherine frequently uses words that suggest…..
- This soliloquy quickly establishes—
- His double edged words—–