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Birdsong cwk 2013

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Birdsong cwk 2013

  1. 1. LITA2: Transformational Writing Birdsong Coursework Task: Write the letter that Stephen Wraysford wrote to Jeanne Fourmentier after his escape from the tunnel at the end of section 6 of Birdsong, describing his thoughts about being trapped underground, his attitude to Weir and Firebrace and his feelings for Jeanne. The letter should create Stephen’s voice, capturing Faulks’ use of form, structure and language and building on the novelist’s presentation of character. Due in Mon 4th December 2013 Must be: Approx 1200 words If w/p, clear font, size 12, double line spaced.
  2. 2. Isabelle’s letter feedback In prep for c/wk
  3. 3. • Spell every character’s name accurately • Do not use exclamation marks and be careful with rhetorical questions. Does Faulks use these? • sp – as it’s c/wk, there shouldn’t be a single spelling error (be careful with Americanisms – ‘honor’) • exp – expression • h/p – homophone • No abbreviations • No colloquialisms • No modern expressions
  4. 4. • • • • • • • • • • • • Hug I guess Just don’t know how to feel Hope you are with me on this one Incredible Role model to the children You are amazing When I needed to smile I need space Caregiver Live life! Some things I need to sort out
  5. 5. • Read the LITA2 Creative Study criteria doc • Read the Chief Examiner’s report from June 12 • Read examples from last year’s sample
  6. 6. LITA2: Transformational Writing Birdsong Coursework Task: Write the letter that Stephen Wraysford wrote to Jeanne Fourmentier after his escape from the tunnel at the end of section 6 of Birdsong, describing his thoughts about being trapped underground, his attitude to Weir and Firebrace and his feelings for Jeanne. The letter should create Stephen’s voice, capturing Faulks’ use of form, structure and language and building on the novelist’s presentation of character. Due in Mon 4th December 2013 Must be: Approx 1200 words If w/p, clear font, size 12, double line spaced.

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