Teaching Nineteen Eighty-Four for A Level Literature
Why should you attend?
This course offers you the chance to immerse yourself in Nineteen Eighty-Four in its own right, as well as in the context of dystopian and social protest literature. Opportunities to try out a wide range of critical and creative activities on the novel will be complemented by a short lecture from Dr David Dwan on ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four and Human Rights’.
What will the course cover?
- What’s special about Nineteen Eighty-Four as a novel? Strategies for exploring the literary qualities of the novel.
- Critical, creative and stylistics approaches to analysing the novel.
- Reading the novel in its literary, generic and political contexts.
- Sharpening up and extending responses through the effective use of criticism.
Excellent resources and got me thinking in a new way about the texts.