Exploring 'The Birth-day'

In this lesson, you will explore the narrative of 'The Birth-day' before considering Robinson's purpose.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Fill the gap: Samuel Taylor Coleridge describes Mary Robinson as 'A woman of undoubted _________'

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Q2.What century was Mary Robinson writing in?

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Q3.Whose rights did Mary Robinson fight for?

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Q4.True or False: Mary Robinson went to prison.

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Q5.Whose birthday is being celebrated in 'The Birth-day'?

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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.Fill the gap: Samuel Taylor Coleridge describes Mary Robinson as 'A woman of undoubted _________'

1/5

Q2.What century was Mary Robinson writing in?

2/5

Q3.Whose rights did Mary Robinson fight for?

3/5

Q4.True or False: Mary Robinson went to prison.

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Q5.Whose birthday is being celebrated in 'The Birth-day'?

5/5

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Exploring 'The Birth-day' - Quiz

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Q1.True or False: Mary Robinson was not well known during the 18th century.

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Q2.What images does Robinson use throughout 'The Birth-day'?

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Q3.What word does this define: Having a lack of respect for someone.

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Q4.What does melancholy mean?

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Q5.What does Robinson expose in 'The Birth-day'?

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Exploring 'The Birth-day' - Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.True or False: Mary Robinson was not well known during the 18th century.

1/5

Q2.What images does Robinson use throughout 'The Birth-day'?

2/5

Q3.What word does this define: Having a lack of respect for someone.

3/5

Q4.What does melancholy mean?

4/5

Q5.What does Robinson expose in 'The Birth-day'?

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Lesson summary: Exploring 'The Birth-day'

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