Charge of the Light Brigade (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will explore how the soldiers are presented in Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'. You will be provided with key contextual information to help you to understand Tennyson's motivations for writing it.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.The meaning of 'objectification' is: the act of treating a person like an animal. This is a negative act as it makes the victim feel like they are not human.

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Q2.Irrational behaviour can lead people to behave foolishly. How has the Duke behaved foolishly?

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Q3.What are three of the central themes of the poem? Choose three options from below.

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Q4.Browning highlights how women are controlled and objectified in society. Why does he do this?

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Q5.What rhyme scheme does Browning use in 'My Last Duchess'?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The meaning of 'objectification' is: the act of treating a person like an animal. This is a negative act as it makes the victim feel like they are not human.

1/5

Q2.Irrational behaviour can lead people to behave foolishly. How has the Duke behaved foolishly?

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Q3.What are three of the central themes of the poem? Choose three options from below.

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Q4.Browning highlights how women are controlled and objectified in society. Why does he do this?

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Q5.What rhyme scheme does Browning use in 'My Last Duchess'?

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'The Charge of The Light Brigade' by Alfred Lord Tennyson Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology used in the Power and Conflict unit, and key ideas in the poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'.

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Q1.All three sentences have used the word 'glorify'. Choose the sentence that has used it INCORRECTLY.

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Q2.What characteristic does this definition refer to: a personality trait of arrogance or extreme overconfidence that leads to a person’s downfall.

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Q3.What was the name of the battle at which the Light Brigade were defeated?

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Q4.Complete the quotation: "Into the jaws of Death, / Into the mouth of __________."

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Q5.Which statement do you think best sums up Tennyson's primary purpose?

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'The Charge of The Light Brigade' by Alfred Lord Tennyson Quiz

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary and terminology used in the Power and Conflict unit, and key ideas in the poem 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.All three sentences have used the word 'glorify'. Choose the sentence that has used it INCORRECTLY.

1/5

Q2.What characteristic does this definition refer to: a personality trait of arrogance or extreme overconfidence that leads to a person’s downfall.

2/5

Q3.What was the name of the battle at which the Light Brigade were defeated?

3/5

Q4.Complete the quotation: "Into the jaws of Death, / Into the mouth of __________."

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Q5.Which statement do you think best sums up Tennyson's primary purpose?

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Lesson summary: Charge of the Light Brigade (Part 1)

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