Enduring LoveWe are almost at the end of the narrative – 4 chaptersand the appendices to go.Homework – due Friday 11th January 2013Complete the chapter records up to and includingchapter 20.
Quick Quiz (13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20)• Which character do we meet in chapter 13? Why is she important?• In chapter 14 we first see Joe interacting with the Logan children. What is significant about his meeting them?• What does Jed tell Joe he has read in chapter 15?• In chapter 16, what does Jed accuse Joe of in his letter?• In chapter 17 Clarissa tells Joe that she thinks their relationship is over. What does she feel betrayed by?• How do the police react to Joe in chapter 18? Why?• How is chapter 19 like chapters 1-3?• What significant events happen in chapter 20?
Today, we will• tightly focus on characters (AO1) and how they are created/developed (AO2);• and explore different interpretations of the characters (AO3).
Who is the most important character and why? AO1 – what does the word important• Joe? mean? Which character is most necessary to the narrative in my opinion?• Jed? AO2 – what is my evidence for why that• Clarissa? character is most necessary? Is it their language, something to do with structure, or because of the form of the novel? AO3 – how would other readers respond to the character I have selected? In the same way?
Who is the most important character and why? Turn your verbal response into something written, that meets the AOs. AO1 – what does the wordIn my opinion, the character of Clarissa is the mostimportant in terms of how we view the other characters important mean? Which characterand therefore she is essential to the narrative. She is the is most necessary to the narrativecharacter who expresses doubts about the way that Joe is in my opinion?narrating the events of the narrative. She is created as aromantic character and so it is ironic and insightful when AO2 – what is my evidence for whyshe is the one who suggests that Joe is over-dramatising that character is most necessary?his reactions to Jed and Jed’s behaviour. Through her Is it their language, something tolanguage and actions, the scientific rationalism of Joe is do with structure, or because ofcalled into doubt. Other readers may not agree that sheis the most important as she is not particularly active in the form of the novel?the narrative, yet she is constantly present in thethoughts of Joe and is therefore always present for the AO3 – how would other readersreaders. As I reader, I feel that Clarissa is part of Joe’s respond to the character I haveaudience for his hindsight narrated story. selected? In the same way?
The Characters• You will be working in teams on the 3 characters.• You will need to divide up the chapters and the roles for your team.• You must produce a presentation and a handout. Your presentations will go on our website, as will your handouts (these will also be printed).