Language analysis: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

This lesson, we will focus on language analysis and practise the process of exploring the effects of the writer’s choices in a short story: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf. You will need a pen and paper.

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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.Virginia Woolf was a _________________ writer who tried to experiment with different styles of writing.

1/5

Q2.What is structure?

2/5

Q3.Which of the statements are true?
The story is set in a house, at night.
The story is narrated by a ghostly woman.
The key characters in the story are a ghostly couple and a woman who lives alone.
The ghosts are hunting for gold.
The house seems to speak.
The ghosts are in love.

3/5

Q4.Which of the following words did we use to describe the structure of the story?
non-linear
fluid
juicy
circular
dream-like
stream-of-consciousness
squashy

4/5

Q5.Which of the following are structural choices we should look out for when analysing a text?
change of focus
metaphors
dialogue
sequence of events
narrative voice
setting
semicolons

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.Virginia Woolf was a _________________ writer who tried to experiment with different styles of writing.

1/5

Q2.What is structure?

2/5

Q3.Which of the statements are true?
The story is set in a house, at night.
The story is narrated by a ghostly woman.
The key characters in the story are a ghostly couple and a woman who lives alone.
The ghosts are hunting for gold.
The house seems to speak.
The ghosts are in love.

3/5

Q4.Which of the following words did we use to describe the structure of the story?
non-linear
fluid
juicy
circular
dream-like
stream-of-consciousness
squashy

4/5

Q5.Which of the following are structural choices we should look out for when analysing a text?
change of focus
metaphors
dialogue
sequence of events
narrative voice
setting
semicolons

5/5

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Language Analysis: Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

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 fragmented dialogue "kisses without number." "Waking in the morning"
The verbs "wandering and whispering"

5/5

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Quiz:

Language Analysis: Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding.

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 fragmented dialogue "kisses without number." "Waking in the morning"
The verbs "wandering and whispering"

5/5

Lesson summary: Language analysis: A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf

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