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CLIP 5322

Lewis Carroll - 'Jabberwocky' (poem only)

Lewis Carroll - 'Jabberwocky' (poem only)
Key Info
  • Lewis Carroll - 'Jabberwocky' (poem only)
  • Duration: 03:06
  • A narration of 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll. A boy is read the poem at bedtime as he creates an image of the content while he listens. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: poetry, nonsense, expression, Lewis Carroll, Jabberwocky, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as a stimulus for dramatising the poem to gain understanding. Could kick-start an exercise of creating and including nonsense words in poetry. Could be used as an example of expression used while reciting poetry.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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