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Analysis Monday – Cold

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments! Thought this one would be approriate for the first post of April! “I don’t remember the date, the month. I don’t even remember the time of…

Analysis Monday – T-Shirts

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments! I blame the T-shirts. The casual wear favoured by those founding wunderkinds of tech – Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Sergey Brin, Larry Page and the rest…

Analysis Monday – Pawnbroker

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments! What a place of broken promises and lost hopes the pawnbroker proved to be! Every class, every profession, every walk of life was represented in its…

Analysis Monday – Foreign Correspondent

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written it. Feel free to add your own analysis in the comments! “As a kid, I used to think that Foreign Correspondents were the most exciting of people. They were professional seekers of chaos,…

Analysis Monday – Blackpool

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below! This is a short quote that is (unfairly) cruel about eating in Blackpool! “Just sniffing the air in Blackpool can harden the arteries. Every day…

Analysis Monday – Birthdays

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below! “Birthdays plunge me into a great fog of dissatisfaction. It started on my 19th with a deep trepidation about leaving my teens. You could get…