Mr Pip Discussion Questions

There are many themes in Mister Pip but before they can be discussed we must consider two points: the integrity of the book rests on the probability of remote islanders responding to a story set

‘Characters Migrate’

Characters Migrate – Umberto Eco This is the epigraph (at the beginning) of the novel. Choose two characters and describe how they migrate both physically and emotionally.   Link the characters in Mr Pip with


Review – thoughts for today’s drafting

Think about how Spielberg emphasises contrasts and/or parallels in the film by the use of film techniques, characters good – evil colour – B&W Stern/Schindler (eventually) – Goeth Greed/gluttony of Nazis – Endurance through hardships

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What to think about while viewing Schindler’s List

What to look for while viewing Schindler’s List for the first time When studying Schindler’s List you need to appreciate the way the film has been constructed and the decisions that Spielberg made as the

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