Giving a personal response: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

In this lesson, we will evaluate and explore 'The Haunted House' and our interpretations of it. Following on from our analysis of meaning, structure and form of 'A Haunted House', you have the opportunity to develop your own critical interpretation.

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.Which word best describes the ghostly couple?

1/5

Q2.Complete the stages of language analysis:
Understand the t_______________
Understand the f________________
Select rich e_________________
L_________ your evidence together
Write your a_________________

2/5

Q3.Which of the statements below is true:

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator hear the house whispering?

4/5

Q5.Match the quotation with the analysis.
The verbs "wandering and whispering"
The fragmented dialogue "kisses without number." "Waking in the morning"

5/5

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.Which word best describes the ghostly couple?

1/5

Q2.Complete the stages of language analysis:
Understand the t_______________
Understand the f________________
Select rich e_________________
L_________ your evidence together
Write your a_________________

2/5

Q3.Which of the statements below is true:

3/5

Q4.What does the narrator hear the house whispering?

4/5

Q5.Match the quotation with the analysis.
The verbs "wandering and whispering"
The fragmented dialogue "kisses without number." "Waking in the morning"

5/5

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Giving a personal response: Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

Q1.True or false?
A short story is a novel that is incomplete.
Short stories are always simple.
Short stories have a fully developed theme but are shorter and less elaborate than a novel.

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Q2.What was the name of the literary movement which Virginia Woolf belonged to?

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Q3.Which is the correct definition of the word "subvert"?

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Q4.True or false?
Virginia Woolf wanted her short story to be a comedy.
The uncanny is an uncomfortable psychological experience where a familiar thing is encountered in an unsettling or eerie context.

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Q5.How does Virginia Woolf subvert some of the expectations of a ghost story?

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Giving a personal response: Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

Q1.True or false?
A short story is a novel that is incomplete.
Short stories are always simple.
Short stories have a fully developed theme but are shorter and less elaborate than a novel.

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the literary movement which Virginia Woolf belonged to?

2/5

Q3.Which is the correct definition of the word "subvert"?

3/5

Q4.True or false?
Virginia Woolf wanted her short story to be a comedy.
The uncanny is an uncomfortable psychological experience where a familiar thing is encountered in an unsettling or eerie context.

4/5

Q5.How does Virginia Woolf subvert some of the expectations of a ghost story?

5/5

Lesson summary: Giving a personal response: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

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