English culture and literature - the Renaissance and Romantic period

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The rennaissance and the romantic period - different writing tasks

General instructions:

  • Remember top-text with your name in it
  • Remember to state which task you have chosen
  • To be submitted electronically: Fronter- 3 engelsk litteratur og kultur- Whole-day examination
  • Remember to give up your sources
  • You may use all kinds of sources, except from being online

Task 1

Make an interpretation of William Wordsworth’s, “Lucy Gray” and conclude giving your own personal response to it. (Appendix)

Task 2

Make an interpretation of George Gordon Lord Byron’s, “When We Two Parted” and conclude giving your own personal response to it. (Appendix)

Task 3

Write an essay about the Renaissance period. In this essay you should use the works of art that we worked with in the classroom, e.g. “The Ambassadors” by Hans Holbein and “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare. How do these works reflect the Renaissance period? Conclude by giving your own personal view upon the works.

Task 4

Write an essay in which you show how typical features of the Renaissance period are presented in the play “Hamlet”. Conclude by giving your own personal view upon the work.

EVALUATION:

  • Based on your knowledge of the literary periods, analyzing abilities (explaining by giving examples from the text, using the correct literary concepts)
  • Language – grammar, vocabulary, syntax (sentences), spelling
  • Structure: introduction, paragraphs, conclusion
  • Correct use of sources