Lesson Element Learner resource 5: Motifs and symbols

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Lesson Element
Learner resource 5: Motifs and symbols
Group and rank these descriptions of the weather according to the type of mood each evokes, eg:
optimistic / peaceful / content / lonely / fearful / agitated / desolate
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Choose another motif to work on in groups, collecting quotations and commenting on effects
conveyed:
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Fire
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Confined rooms
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Eyes & Blindness
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Supernatural creatures
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Drawing portraits
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Marriages, weddings
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Education, teacher-student relationships
You can look up symbolic meanings connected with these common images in Jane Eyre:
Moon; Mirror; Attic; Narrow corridor; Birds
http://www.umich.edu/~umfandsf/symbolismproject/symbolism.html/
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