Tony Harrison: The School of Eloquence
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'Them and [uz]'
Questions and activities: looking at literary knowledge, language and culture.
'Marked with D' and 'Fireater'
Prompt questions and activities (focus on baking imagery in 'Marked with D').
Essay plan: passion for language
Essay guide: 'My upbringing among so-called "inarticulate" people has given me a passion for language that communicates directly and immediately'. How successfully does Harrison convey this?
Cut out prompt questions.
'A Good Read'; 'An Old Score'; 'Background Material'
Introductory activity: The epigraphs
Explore the extracts before reading the poems.
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