Topics | Travelling | India | Tasks & exercises
In 1899, Indian writer Rudyard Kipling wrote what would become his most famous poem The White Man's Burden . The poem originally commented on the United States' war with the Philippines, but the idea is rooted in a much deeper ideology, imperialism.
1. Describe the image below to each other in pairs or take turns in the group. Who are the people in the image and what is the meaning of the words on the stones?
2. Analyse the poem. Your analysis must focus on the message of the poem as well as a couple of other focal points from poetry analysis.
The video in this assignment is taken from The BBC documentary Orwell: A Life in Pictures (2003), in which a re-created
shares one final warning.
a. Research George Orwell and find out what Nineteeen Eighty-Four (1949) is about.
b. Comment on George Orwell's final warning in approximately 200 words. Your comment must make use of present perfect tense on at least one occasion, include at least one comparative adjective as well as one uncountable noun.
In 1938, George Orwell released the essay Shooting an Elephant that recounts his experiences in Burma in the 1920s as an officer of the Imperial Police Force. Read the text and answer the questions at the end of the essay.
The film in this assignment is entitled Mohandas Gandhi, the Power of Nonviolence (2020) was produced by NBC News Learn. Watch the video on
Mahatma Gandhi and answer the questions below.
These are analytical and/or creative exercises for Danny Boyle's Academy Award-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). You are required to choose and complete at least one of the assignments presented below. Click the images to open up more specific requirements for each of the assignments.