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CLIP 6897

Consider the Lilies: an Interview With Mr Seller

Consider the Lilies: an Interview With Mr Seller
Key Info
Ideas for use in class
  • Before watching the clip ask students to jot down what they know of the term 'the Highland Clearances'. Once ideas have been shared, ask them to listen to the explanation offered by the character Mr Seller in the interview. Ask students to note the reasons given in favour of the Clearances and compare this with their feelings about Mrs Scott being evicted. After watching the clip, ask students to debate these ideas and consider whether they think the Clearances were fair or right.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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