EMMA JANE AUSTEN

WELCOME TO LITUPS, PART 1 SESSION ON JANE AUSTEN AND EMMA FOR 11TH GRADE STUDENTS OF ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE.

THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS SESSION IS TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER UNDERSTAND THE MAIN CHARACTER, THE PLOT AND THE THEMES IN CHAPTER ONE

STEP ONE

READ THE EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 1, p. 115 - 117, LITUPS PART 1 TEXTBOOK AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW. MAKE SURE YOU TAKE NOTES.

1. WHO IS EMMA WOODHOUSE?

2. WHAT KIND OF PERSON IS SHE?

3. WHAT IS EMMA'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE OTHER CHARACTERS IN CHAPTER 1?

STEP TWO

WATCH THE OPENING SCENES FROM THE 1996 FILM ADAPTATION OF 'EMMA' WITH GWYINETH PALTROW AND JAMES COSMO AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW. GO TO: https://youtu.be/jNaljoUmpII

1. How is Emma feeling? How do you know? Use evidence from the scenes.

2. How does Emma behave? Use evidence from the scenes.

3. What kind of person is Emma?

STUDENTS ARE OBLIGED TO COMPLETE THESE STEPS BEFORE THEIR LITERATURE CLASS ON 'EMMA' NEXT WEEK AND DISCUSS THEIR FINDINGS.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME!

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