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A New Twist On Old Classics

Discussion in 'English' started by leslinejames, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. leslinejames

    leslinejames New commenter

    Hello,
    I'm thinking of introducing a modern interpretation of Oliver Twist to help prep students for GCSE English, or as an introduction to nineteenth century texts. The idea is to:
    • Look at themes that remain true to the original work and present them in a contemporary setting.
    • Give a unique twist to relevant themes that students can identify and engage with.
    • Offer classic literature by stealth to encourage a point of class discussion.
    I have some exciting ideas planned and am interested to hear what you would find useful in such a text.
    Thank you!
     
  2. roamingteacher

    roamingteacher Established commenter Forum guide

    Do you mean you're going to write a modern version? Not quite sure what you mean by 'introducing'. Sounds intriguing.
     

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