Today we finished analysing all the quotations in English! Hoorah. That’s two plays: The Tempest and The Winter’s Tale. The latter booklet seemed to take forever to complete. By the time the exam comes we are meant to know enough of them to produce a good essay. There is also a prelim (mock) in a week or two which I feel rather anxious about. I have them in all my subjects, nooo…
However, there is one quotation which will now remain with me forever because of the drawing that emerges beyond the words (a ridiculously deep phrase I absent-mindlessly typed). Those who don’t know The Winter’s Tale probably won’t find it particularly amusing.
“Paulina…one eye declined for the loss of her husband, another elevated that the oracle was fulfilled.”
A few of us (don’t know whether ‘few’ can apply to a class of 4) took this too literally and started drawing:
The first image is the bottom one; as you go up we further developed our ideas. Shakespeare makes us thinking very intellectually.