Tony Hall

Points of Comparison: Hamlet

‘A reader’s interest is often captured by a difficult relationship in a text.’ Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level 2011 B 1. (a) Relationships Q. Write about a difficult relationship in one of the three texts you have studied for your comparative course. Explain why...

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Points of Comparison: Macbeth, Casablanca

In this article, using a question on Literary Genre from the English Leaving Certificate Higher Level paper 2008, we will compare and contrast Michael Curtiz's film Casablanca and Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, prescribed texts for 2012-2013. Literary Genre is a...

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