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24LC 11 011 - 'An Exploration of Anne Brontë's The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.'

An exploration of Anne Bronte's novel - 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.'

This webinar is aimed at teachers of Senior Cycle English who are considering using this novel for
'The Single Text' on the Leaving Certificate course.

'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' is a new novel included in the Prescribed Material for the Leaving
Certificate Examination 2025.

This sensational, hard hitting and passionate tale of marital cruelty sees a mysterious new tenant
at Wildfell Hall, Helen Graham, unmasked not as a 'wicked woman' but as the estranged wife of a
brutal alcoholic bully, desperate to protect her young son. 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' is a
powerful depiction of a woman's fight for domestic independence and creative freedom, whilst also
putting a spotlight on Victorian society exposing its hypocrisy and unmentioned darker edges. It is
a powerful, controversial and subversive masterpiece.

The webinar will examine:
Plot Structure and Narration
Predominant Themes including Violence, Education and the Rights of Women. Character analysis of
Helen Graham, Gilbert Markham, Arthur Huntingdon, Eliza Millward
Language and Imagery Important Quotations Essay style questions

Teachers who attend this webinar will receive an accompanying resource booklet.

Ann Marie Garvey has over twenty years teaching experience and works in Coláiste Cholmcille,
Ballyshannon. She was seconded for three years as an English Advisor with Junior Cycle for
Teachers. She has been an Advising Examiner of Leaving Cert Higher Level English for the past eight
years and remains an English Associate with Oide.

Elaine McGowan has over twenty years teaching experience and is currently a teacher of English and
History and Year Head in St. Attracta's Community School, Co. Sligo. She was an Examiner for both
Junior and Leaving Cert. Higher Level English. Elaine returned recently to her classroom after a
four year secondment to Junior Cycle for Teachers as an English Advisor.

Course Details

Course Date 05-11-2024 7:00 pm
Course End Date 05-11-2024 8:00 pm
Cut off date 05-11-2024 12:00 pm
Registration fee / cost Free
Location Online
Categories Post Primary, Other