AS Level Revision Snow Falling on Cedars By  David Guterson
Main Menu There are two ways to navigate through this learning resource. you can use the arrow buttons at the bottom left ...
What does the exam involve? <ul><li>Snow Falling on Cedars, the Modern Novel unit, is a  closed book  exam. The key assess...
Quotations <ul><li>Obviously you cannot be expected to remember hundreds of different quotations.  </li></ul><ul><li>Howev...
Learning quotations <ul><li>The following 15 pages will contain some useful phrases from Snow Falling on Cedars, but each ...
“  men had their fantasies of a passionate Japan…” Question Time! Q 1/15 White American All Incorrect –  Try Again Correct...
“  don’t mix.” Question Time! Q 2/15 Cultures People Oceans Incorrect –  Try Again Correct –  Click here  to continue
“ Let fate, coincidence, and accident conspire; human beings must act on  .” Question Time! Q 3/15 impulse instinct reason...
“ The snowfall… struck him [Kabuo] as infinitely  .” Question Time! Q 4/15 destructive cold beautiful Incorrect –  Try Aga...
“… this is how the  passed, with her life arrested, on hold.” Question Time! Q 5/15 spring summer autumn Incorrect –  Try ...
“… she developed a secret life that  her…” Question Time! Q 6/15 fulfilled excited disturbed Incorrect –  Try Again Correc...
“ He  then that he would love her forever…” Question Time! Q 7/15 hoped realised decided Incorrect –  Try Again Correct – ...
“… five nights in a row he spied  .” Question Time! Q 8/15 enthusiastically curiously religiously Incorrect –  Try Again C...
“ You haven’t done anything illegal...  is a  different matter.” Question Time! Q 9/15 Right Justice Wrong Incorrect –  Tr...
“ He knew himself privately to be guilty of  ...” Question Time! Q 10/15 deception manslaughter murder Incorrect –  Try Ag...
“… it [the snow]…  their view of everything.” Question Time! Q 11/15 obscured effected foreshortened Incorrect –  Try Agai...
“ If identity was  instead of blood…  then Ishmael was a part of her…” Question Time! Q 12/15 culture upbringing geography...
“…  since the war he couldn’t  .” Question Time! Q 13/15 forget relax speak Incorrect –  Try Again Correct –  Click here  ...
“ His brain... did not fully grasp… that  was gone.” Question Time! Q 14/15 her love Hatsue the arm Incorrect –  Try Again...
“ The snowfall obliterated the borders between the  …” Question Time! Q 15/15 community cultures fields Incorrect –  Try A...
Using quotations <ul><li>It’s all very well learning a series of quotations, but you won’t get any credit for them unless ...
Using quotations <ul><li>Over the following 12 pages you will find a series of quotations that it could be useful for you ...
Question Time! “ The inside of the tree felt private.” This could be used in an essay about: the weather or Hatsue. the la...
Question Time! “ We’re not such paupers as to sell to Japs, are we?” This could be used in an essay about: Carl Heine or j...
Question Time! “ In his face, he knew, was his fate…” the quotation that I would choose is: race or accident and chance. I...
Question Time! “… he allowed himself to believe that his feelings for Hatsue had been somehow preordained.” This could be ...
Question Time! “ The war did not disturb them there...” This could be used in an essay about: the war or Carl. secrecy or ...
Question Time! “ The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense…” This could be used in...
Question Time! “…  she’d chosen to part because in his arms she felt unwhole.” This could be used in an essay about: cultu...
Question Time! “…  I don’t hate Japs, but I don’t like ‘em neither. ” This could be used in an essay about: Carl Heine or ...
Question Time! “ I wonder if we should even expect fairness...” This could be used in an essay about: Kabuo or accident. t...
Question Time! “ To the Japanese soldier a life in defeat was not for a moment worth living…” This could be used in an ess...
Question Time! “…  the sea, in the end, made no sense to him.” This could be used in an essay about: fishing and farming o...
Question Time! “…  the world was silent and cold and bare and that in this lay its terrible beauty.” This could be used in...
Points to remember <ul><li>Focus your responses on your interpretation of the text, backed up with analysis of the languag...
Thank you for using the  AS Level Revision   Learning Resource  <ul><li>Are you sure you want to Exit? </li></ul>YES NO Pr...
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  1. 1. AS Level Revision Snow Falling on Cedars By David Guterson
  2. 2. Main Menu There are two ways to navigate through this learning resource. you can use the arrow buttons at the bottom left to run through the entire package or you can use this menu and the return to menu button at the top right to use the quick jump feature. What does the exam involve? Quotations and activity 1& Using quotations and activity 2 Points to remember
  3. 3. What does the exam involve? <ul><li>Snow Falling on Cedars, the Modern Novel unit, is a closed book exam. The key assessment objective you will be examined on is AO4, therefore you will have to be aware of different interpretations of the text. However, AO3 is also important, so it is vital that you are able to comment on language, structure and form. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Quotations <ul><li>Obviously you cannot be expected to remember hundreds of different quotations. </li></ul><ul><li>However, if you can remember a selection of short phrases that can be used in a variety of different contexts, this will help to support your answers and will give the examiner the impression that you have an in-depth knowledge of the text. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Learning quotations <ul><li>The following 15 pages will contain some useful phrases from Snow Falling on Cedars, but each with one word missing. Below each phrase is a choice of 3 possible words that could fill in the gap. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the word that you think completes the phrase and click on it to find out if it is the correct word. </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ men had their fantasies of a passionate Japan…” Question Time! Q 1/15 White American All Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  7. 7. “ don’t mix.” Question Time! Q 2/15 Cultures People Oceans Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  8. 8. “ Let fate, coincidence, and accident conspire; human beings must act on .” Question Time! Q 3/15 impulse instinct reason Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  9. 9. “ The snowfall… struck him [Kabuo] as infinitely .” Question Time! Q 4/15 destructive cold beautiful Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  10. 10. “… this is how the passed, with her life arrested, on hold.” Question Time! Q 5/15 spring summer autumn Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  11. 11. “… she developed a secret life that her…” Question Time! Q 6/15 fulfilled excited disturbed Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  12. 12. “ He then that he would love her forever…” Question Time! Q 7/15 hoped realised decided Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  13. 13. “… five nights in a row he spied .” Question Time! Q 8/15 enthusiastically curiously religiously Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  14. 14. “ You haven’t done anything illegal... is a different matter.” Question Time! Q 9/15 Right Justice Wrong Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  15. 15. “ He knew himself privately to be guilty of ...” Question Time! Q 10/15 deception manslaughter murder Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  16. 16. “… it [the snow]… their view of everything.” Question Time! Q 11/15 obscured effected foreshortened Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  17. 17. “ If identity was instead of blood… then Ishmael was a part of her…” Question Time! Q 12/15 culture upbringing geography Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  18. 18. “… since the war he couldn’t .” Question Time! Q 13/15 forget relax speak Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  19. 19. “ His brain... did not fully grasp… that was gone.” Question Time! Q 14/15 her love Hatsue the arm Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  20. 20. “ The snowfall obliterated the borders between the …” Question Time! Q 15/15 community cultures fields Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  21. 21. Using quotations <ul><li>It’s all very well learning a series of quotations, but you won’t get any credit for them unless you use them appropriately. </li></ul><ul><li>You need to ensure that you know what your quotation helps to illustrate in terms of theme, character or motif, and that its use will add to the point you are trying to make. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Using quotations <ul><li>Over the following 12 pages you will find a series of quotations that it could be useful for you to learn. </li></ul><ul><li>Below the quotations you will find a choice of essay topics for which this quotation may be useful. Click on the topics for which you think you would use the quotation. This should also help to focus you on the variety of topics on which you may be examined. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Question Time! “ The inside of the tree felt private.” This could be used in an essay about: the weather or Hatsue. the landscape or Hatsue and Ishmael. race or Ishmael. Q 1/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  24. 24. Question Time! “ We’re not such paupers as to sell to Japs, are we?” This could be used in an essay about: Carl Heine or justice. the Heines or race. the war or Kabuo. Q 2/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  25. 25. Question Time! “ In his face, he knew, was his fate…” the quotation that I would choose is: race or accident and chance. Ishmael or justice. Kabuo or Hatsue. Q 3/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  26. 26. Question Time! “… he allowed himself to believe that his feelings for Hatsue had been somehow preordained.” This could be used in an essay about: religion or Hatsue. desire or Kabuo. Ishmael or accident. Q 4/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  27. 27. Question Time! “ The war did not disturb them there...” This could be used in an essay about: the war or Carl. secrecy or guilt. the landscape or Hatsue and Ishmael. Q 5/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  28. 28. Question Time! “ The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense…” This could be used in an essay about: Hatsue or the environment. Ishmael or innocence. love or war. Q 6/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  29. 29. Question Time! “… she’d chosen to part because in his arms she felt unwhole.” This could be used in an essay about: culture or Ishmael and Hatsue. Hatsue or justice. Ishmael or hate. Q 7/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  30. 30. Question Time! “… I don’t hate Japs, but I don’t like ‘em neither. ” This could be used in an essay about: Carl Heine or Hatsue. the war or Carl and Kabuo. justice or Kabuo. Q 8/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  31. 31. Question Time! “ I wonder if we should even expect fairness...” This could be used in an essay about: Kabuo or accident. the war or anger. Hatsue and Ishmael or justice. Q 9/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  32. 32. Question Time! “ To the Japanese soldier a life in defeat was not for a moment worth living…” This could be used in an essay about: Kabuo or Hatsue. honour or culture. the war or guilt. Q 10/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  33. 33. Question Time! “… the sea, in the end, made no sense to him.” This could be used in an essay about: fishing and farming or the landscape. Kabuo or accident. Carl or culture. Q 11/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  34. 34. Question Time! “… the world was silent and cold and bare and that in this lay its terrible beauty.” This could be used in an essay about: snow and chance. Kabuo or injustice. Ishmael or culture. Q 12/12 Incorrect – Try Again Correct – Click here to continue
  35. 35. Points to remember <ul><li>Focus your responses on your interpretation of the text, backed up with analysis of the language and structure. </li></ul><ul><li>Range throughout the text – even if you are given a passage to focus on you still need to show an awareness of the text as a whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Be confident in your interpretation and ensure that your essay has a consistent argument which threads it all together. </li></ul>
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