Starter: please take the Spark Notes quiz on Streetcar and report your mark to Mr Gilbert
Learning Objectives: develop your analytical skills; develop your knowledge and usage of key terminology; develop your creative skills.
FOCUS UPON LANGUAGE:
What are some key nouns/verbs/adjectives/adverbs that Blanche uses? How does she make language “sexy”? How does she sexualise the world? What does she do to certain words or lexis that is interesting?
PERSON 1: Nouns
PERSON 2: Verbs
PERSON 3: Adjectives
PERSON 4: Adverbs
Write a paragraph which answers this question: How does Williams use language and dramatic techniques to reveal Blanche’s complex state of mind?
CREATIVE RESPONSE: Imagine you are the negro messenger, write his diary entry about what happened to him with Blanche.