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CLIP 5324

Eva Ibbotson – 'Which Witch?' (extract)

Eva Ibbotson – 'Which Witch?' (extract)
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Key Info
  • Eva Ibbotson – 'Which Witch?' (extract)
  • Duration: 04:37
  • A narrated extract from 'Which Witch?' by Eva Ibbotson where we meet evil witch Madam Olympia. She is described by adjectives and metaphors to create an evil, unkind character. The author then discusses her style of writing, why she chooses her character and how she portrays character by the use of descriptive language. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Writing a Story

  • Keywords: character, description, sentence structure, setting, atmosphere, Eva Ibbotson, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as part of an author study. Could be used in a discussion about style of writing and audience. Helpful when discussing descriptive language, sentence structure and effects.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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