Sense & Sensibility – From Text to Screen

icona_lezionilogo_trasparenteRoberta Grandi

Students will learn the basic techniques of comparison between a novel and an adaptation.
Thanks to the repetition and the visual reinforcement they should remember more easily the plot and the main themes of the novel.

Lesson plan

Class:

  • 4-5th year students
  • upper-intermediate level

 

Prerequisites:

  • the class should have already studied Austen’s biography, her main works and should also have a general idea of what is a novel. Furthermore, the knowledge of Sense & Sensibility (both the novel and the film) is essential for the second part of the lesson.

 

Lecture organisation:

  • 2 x 45 mins. lecture + class
  • From slide 1 to 11, overview of adaptations and Austen’s works.
  • From slide 12 onwards, detailed analysis of the novel and the film.

 

Teaching strategies and tools:

  • The film could be either watched in class or given as homework.
  • Use of visual materials, PowerPoint, Internet.

 

Objectives:

  • Students will learn the basic techniques of comparison between a novel and an adaptation.
  • Thanks to the repetition and the visual reinforcement they should remember more easily the plot and the main themes of the novel.

 


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