Category: Analytical Writing

To-morrow, and to-morrow and to-morrow – What’s going on inside Macbeth’s head now?

Question: “How does Shakespeare present Macbeth’s deteriorating state of mind?” In answering this question, refer both to the extract below and the whole play. Analyse the language, structure, semantics and the use of dramatic devices

Great Expectations: Jaggers’ Servant

Use the attached example as a model for your own analysis of your selected Great Expectations text.

Homework: Plan your analytical essay

  Due: Tuesday 6 October Tonight’s homework asks you to devise your individual plan for your analysis of spoken and text language. You should use the attached materials to guide you and have developed a

Text Communication

The Thesis In pursuit of the Language Analysis badge, we are exploring the proposition that online text communication is closer to speaking than it is to formal writing in its style and form. Step one:

Analysing your own transcript

  Today we annotated the transcripts you wrote of your own spoken conversations. In doing this we recognised that the two competing purposes of language were operating in full force – the need for efficiency,