Here is a link to the video from which the passage has been taken. Adichie’s TED talk is widely available on line. This link is to a version on the John Lyon English Department You Tube Channel.
Teaching ideas will be posted below.
Two areas of focus are the use of language to create effect and the awareness of audience.
On Audience, I have found the SLAP mnemonic helpful when introducing passages to the class:
Equally TRAPPERS is my favourite mnemonic for swift assimilation of literary content:
My teaching outline for this piece will be found here:
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