The British Benjamin Zephaniah

The British

Benjamin Zepheniah
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The British

Benjamin Zepheniah

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About the Poet

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What do you know about B.Z.?

Slide 3 - Mind map

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Slide 5 - Video

00:00
How many languages does our poet speak?

Slide 6 - Open question

00:45
How many poems should you at least read in a day?

Slide 7 - Open question

01:20
How does the poet describe his poetry?

Slide 8 - Open question

02:02
Why does the poet prefer oral tradition over written publications?
A
Oral tradition is more direct.
B
Books can be burned, but oral traditions prevail.

Slide 9 - Quiz

02:26
What do you think a dub poet is?

Slide 10 - Mind map

03:24
Why did he become Rastafarian?

Slide 11 - Mind map

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First reactions.
What is the poem about?

Slide 13 - Open question

Back in History

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02:02
Which kind of tradition does the poet prefer when it comes to poetry?

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Celts
Silures

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Picts, Celts & Silures

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Who were were the indigenous Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain from at least the British Iron Age until the High Middle Ages
A
The Picts
B
The Celts
C
The Brittons
D
The Belgae

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Who is referred to as 'painted' (from Latin pingere 'to paint'. This is generally understood to be a reference to the practice of tattooing.
A
The Celts
B
The Picts
C
The Romans
D
The Silures

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Roman invasion

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Roman Conquest
((B)CE: Before Common Era)
Roman Britannia

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Viking invasions (800-1100 AD)

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Norman Invasion

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What's the name of the former territories of the British Empire?
A
Order of the British Empire
B
The NATO
C
British Order of Merit
D
The Commonwealth of Nations

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Identify two (social) issues the text deals with:

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What role does language play in the story?

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Literary devices

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Define "enjambment"
A
the repetition of sounds
B
the continuation of a sentence or clause across a line break
C
the repetition of words
D
Attributing human qualities to non-human things.

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Give an example of an enjambment

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Find a metaphor in the poem.

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What's another name for repeating a the s-sound (2nd stanza)

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Did you like this poem?
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How can you tell this poem is a RECIPE?

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