The White Devil: Comprehensive Guide IB

Language A: Literature, Part Two: Detailed Study

Suitable for both SL & HL

Debauchery, infidelity, corruption and murder – Webster’s tragic play will absorb your students with its complex characters and sophisticated satire. Reveals further the contextual links to the royal Italian court and Jacobean England with helpful ‘info boxes’, and encourages close analysis with ‘key quotes’.
Plus! Focused assessment practice helps ensure your students are fully equipped
for the Part Two oral commentary!

Discussion-based tasks! Throughout: oral tasks creatively engage students with the text, improving key articulation skills and providing that essential assessment practice!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each scene
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on areas such as: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Put into practice
    Sample assessment materials replicate the structure of the oral commentary so students know exactly what to expect. Guiding and probing questions cater for all abilities. Plus! Discussion questions for HL students.
In addition… Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding.
I found this resource to be excellent. It is accessible and provides a good sense of historical context and character analysis. J Beaumont, Head of KS5 and Ind. Reviewer