Notes for National 5 English

Including:-

RUAE- question formulae and different types of questions

Ulysses - themes, techniques and references (including quotes)

Tally's Blood - themes and relationships (discluding quotes)

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  • English Nat5
    • RUAE
      • Linking Questions
        • A way the writers adds structure;
        • show what links forward (one mark)
          • show what links back (one mark
          • for 2 marks
      • Word Choice Questions
        • for 4 marks;
          • two references plus two comments would = four marks
      • Summary Questions
        • for 4 marks;
          • each point would be awarded one mark; four marks in total
      • Imagery Questions
        • Just as... so to...
      • Sentence Structure
        • Word Choice
          • Use the word "emphasise" to deepen analysis (guarantee marks?)
            • Sentence Structure
              • Word Choice
                • Use the word "emphasise" to deepen analysis (guarantee marks?)
      • Tally's Blood
        • The 8 Mark Question;
          • 1) Quote + explanation in the printed extract *2
            • 2) Quote + explanation elsewhere in the text *2
        • Franco + Bridget
          • Bridget becomes pregnant with Franco's baby
            • Bridget telling Rosinella about her abortion (makes Rosinella change her mind)
        • Massimo + Rosinella
        • Franco + Massimo
        • Themes
          • Racism + Prejudice
            • Rosinella makes prejudice statements
              • disapproves of Bridget's and Franco's rlationship
                • "You're no the first and you'll no be the last"
          • Love - see relationships
          • Work
            • Hughie working in Massimo's shop
          • War
            • Arandora Star
            • Franco and Massimo leaving
            • Massimo's dramatic monologue
          • Family
            • Massimo is a fatherly figure to Lucia
              • Luigi is Lucia's real father
            • Massimo's father
            • Hughie and Bridget = brother and sister
          • Poverty
            • Bridget asking Rosinella for money
            • Rosinella and Massimo spoiling Lucia
          • Humour
            • Massimo and Luigi
            • Luigi and Hughie
        • Hughie + Lucia
          • ginger brother and sister is an ongoing symbol
          • running away to get married
            • mirrored by Massimo and Rosinella's relationship
      • Ulysses
        • Themes
          • Mortality
            • Life piled on life/ we're all too little"
              • Dissatisfaction
                • How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, no to shine in use
                  • Mortality
                    • Life piled on life/ we're all too little"
                      • Dissatisfaction
                        • How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, no to shine in use
                        • Enjambment
                          • continuing an idea over more than one line; to enlarge them, eg: "fades/forever" this emphasises how large the amount of time is
                • Enjambment
                  • continuing an idea over more than one line; to enlarge them, eg: "fades/forever" this emphasises how large the amount of time is
          • References to...
            • eating/drinking
              • "I drink life to the less"
              • "For always roaming with a hungry heart"
            • Stars
              • "To follow knowledge like a sinking star"
            • The Ithicans
            • His Mariners
            • Travel
              • "I cannot rest from travel"
          • Techniques
            • Dramatic Monologue
              • Reveals personality and/or intentions of the character
                • the whole poem "Ulysses" is written in dramatic monologoe
            • iambicpentameter
              • gives rhythm/beat/flow to text; emphasises key words
                • "To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield"
              • His Mariners
              • The Ithicans

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