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The Fear Factor An informative Power. Point about reading and analysing 19 th century

The Fear Factor An informative Power. Point about reading and analysing 19 th century texts. ATTRIBUTION - Photo courtesy of Dr. Wendy Longo (@flickr. com) - granted under creative commons licence - attribution

Aim To explain how Bram Stoker uses a range of techniques to scare his

Aim To explain how Bram Stoker uses a range of techniques to scare his readers. Success Criteria • Statement 1 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. • To be able to identify factors which contribute to fear. • Statement 2 • To be able to identify key words and phrases within an extract. • Sub statement • To be able to analyse the effect of those words and phrases on the reader. • To be able to apply my discussion and notes to write a response to the question.

What makes you scared? In pairs, discuss things that make you scared. Why do

What makes you scared? In pairs, discuss things that make you scared. Why do they scare you? Is there anything that these things have in common? ATTRIBUTION - Photo courtesy of Funky Tee, Glen Peterson, M. Prinke, Ruben Holthuijsen, dfb photos and Jan (@flickr. com) - granted under creative commons licence - attribution

Key Skills: Reminder In your English Language exams, you will be asked to read

Key Skills: Reminder In your English Language exams, you will be asked to read both fiction and non-fiction texts. You will need to identify key information and analyse how the writers use language to create effects. This lesson, we will be practising these skills with an extract from Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel, Dracula. ATTRIBUTION - Photo courtesy of Insomnia Cured Here (@flickr. com) - granted under creative commons licence - attribution

Dracula – Bram Stoker There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking

Dracula – Bram Stoker There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of massive bolts drawn back. A key was turned with the loud grating noise of long disuse, and the great door swung back. Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere. He held in his hand an antique silver lamp, in which the flame burned without a chimney or globe of any kind, throwing long quivering shadows as it flickered in the draught of the open door. The old man motioned me in with his right hand with a courtly gesture, saying in excellent English, but with a strange intonation. "Welcome to my house! Enter freely and of your own free will!" He made no motion of stepping to meet me, but stood like a statue, as though his gesture of welcome had fixed him into stone. The instant, however, that I had stepped over the threshold, he moved impulsively forward, and holding out his hand grasped mine with a strength which made me wince, an effect which was not lessened by the fact that it seemed cold as ice, more like the hand of a dead than a living man.

Follow the Pathway “There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of

Follow the Pathway “There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of massive bolts drawn back. A key was turned with the loud grating noise of long disuse, and the great door swung back. ” Key Question: How does Bram Stoker use language to make the reader feel fear in this extract?

Feeling Fear “There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of massive

Feeling Fear “There was the sound of rattling chains and the clanking of massive bolts drawn back. A key was turned with the loud grating noise of long disuse, and the great door swung back. ”

Your Turn! In pairs, continue to work through the extract, annotating any interesting language

Your Turn! In pairs, continue to work through the extract, annotating any interesting language choices the writer has made. Key Question: How does Bram Stoker use language to make the reader feel fear in this extract? Use the following questions to help you refine your answers:

Pull It Together How does Bram Stoker use language to make the reader feel

Pull It Together How does Bram Stoker use language to make the reader feel scared in this extract? Write an answer to this question, based on the notes you have made this lesson. For example: Dracula’s castle is clearly well fortified. For example: Jonathan Harker describes the ‘rattling’, ‘clanking’ and ‘grating’ as the door to the castle is opened. Remember to follow the pathway: For example: The sensory imagery immerses the reader in the scene and emphasises the strength of the fortifications, hinting that Jonathan will be imprisoned once he is inside.

ATTRIBUTION - Photo courtesy of Dr. Wendy Longo (@flickr. com) - granted under creative

ATTRIBUTION - Photo courtesy of Dr. Wendy Longo (@flickr. com) - granted under creative commons licence - attribution