Enduring Love: How well do you know the plot? Sequencing race... • In your "boxing" teams, you must: 1. Put the 23 events into the chronological order that they occur in the novel. 2. Whilst doing this, locate each of the events in the novel and write the chapter number onto each one. The correct order • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The picnic and balloon accident. Joe meets Jed Parry for the first time. Joe receives a phone call from Jed and lies to Clarissa. Joe thinks he sees Jed in the library. Joe eventually confides in Clarissa, and agrees to meet Jed. Joe and Jed meet outside the apartment. Jed keeps watch outside the apartment. Joe reports him to the police and receives 29 answer phone messages from Jed. Joe and Clarissa argue. Joe goes out in the rain and is pursued by Jed. Joe receives the first letter from Jed. Joe's insecurity leads him to search Clarissa's desk. Joe meets Mrs Logan to try and 'confess' his guilt. Joe talks to the Logan children and remembers the story about the curtains and King George. Joe returns to the scene of the accident, meets Parry when he returns, and is confronted by Clarissa. Joe receives the second letter from Jed, which criticizes his scientific viewpoints. Joe phones James Gadd and Joseph Lacey. Clarissa goes to sleep in the spare room. Joe visits the police but is told there is nothing they can do. The shooting in the restaurant - a bungled attempt on Joe's life. Joe decides to get a gun and visits a 'hippy' household to get one. Clarissa is ld hostage by Jed. Joe shoots Jed in the apartment. Clarissa writes to Joe after the shooting with her reactions to it. Clarissa and Joe meet Mrs Logan. Professor Reid and Bonnie Deedes explain what happened before John Logan's death. Joe explains a scientific idea to the children. Jed's final letter to Joe. Develop this information into a Navigating the text grid – download from Weebly Select two chapters in the book to ask a challenging quiz question on • Examples: • Chapter 12 – What does ‘..the fine crack of estrangement’ refer to? • Chapter 24 – What is the name of the student Mrs Logan mistakenly thinks her husband is having an affair with? Enduring Love Quiz Picture round: Name the characters a) b) c) d) e) What’s wrong with this picture? Who are the 5 characters on the grass? Specifically, what should Joe be holding a bottle of according to the reference in the book? What’s wrong with this? This was a world news story from last week – what happened? How might it be linked to Enduring Love and to us? Who said what? 1. 2. “I feel happiness running through me like an electric current.” “I love you more now I’ve seen you go completely mad…The rationalist cracks at last!” 3. “It was nothing. Wrong number. Go to sleep.” 4. “There was a man eating lunch by himself at a table not far from our table where we were eating lunch and I recognised this man to be…” 5. “Isn’t it wrong to eat horses?” 6. “I have to find her.” 7. ‘Isn’t it possible Parry presented you with an escape from your guilt?’ 8. ‘I’m sorry,’ I said pleasantly. ‘It’s not my thing at all.’ 9. “I think you have a special need for prayer?” 10. “Tell Leo as well. Say it again slowly, that thing about the river.” Which chapter? 1. Which chapter does Joe believe he sees Parry in the library? 2. Which chapter does Clarissa’s letter to Joe appear in? 3. In which chapter does the shooting of Colin Tapp occur? 4. In which three chapters does Jed write a letter to Joe? 5. In which chapter does Joe meet Mrs Logan face to face for the first time? 6. Which chapter does Joe shoot Jed? What is being spoken about? 1. ‘…thrust his hand into his top pocket and pulled out a short-bladed knife which he drew through the air in a wide semi-circular motion. I had no time to move. She raised both hands to her throat, but he wasn’t aiming for that. He brought the tapering point of the blade right up under his own ear lobe and held it there. The hand on the knife was shaking, and pressing hard. He turned right round to show her, and then he showed me.’ What is being spoken about? 2. ‘…the beast was tamed.’ What is being spoken about? 3. ‘Joe has another kind of problem. His emotions are slow to shift to anger in the first place, and even when they have, he has the wrong kind of intelligence, he forgets his lines and cannot score the points. Nor can he break the habit of responding to an accusation with a detailed, reasoned answer, instead of coming back with an accusation of his own. He is easily outmaneuvered by a sudden irrelevance. Irritation blocks his understanding of his own case, and it is only later, when he is calm, that an articulate advocacy unrolls in his thoughts…’ Find the next line 1. ‘He fell as he had hung, a stiff little black stick.’ 2. ‘Like a self in a dream I was both first and third persons.’ 3. ‘Joe?’ Said the voice. ‘It’s Jed.’ 4. ‘He was a pathetic figure, not a threat after all but an annoyance, one that might frame itself, just as Clarissa had said, into an amusing story.’ 5. ‘Joe is hanging in the frame of the bathroom door like some newly discovered non-stop talking ape.’ 6. ‘Perhaps we really were finished.’ Jed Parry Odd One Out How many examples can you find? ‘I close my eyes and see you as you were last night in the rain, across the road from me, with the unspoken love between us as strong as steel cable.’ ‘Joe, Joe, Joe, I’ll confess it, I’ve covered five sheets of paper with your name.’ ‘He was a pathetic figure, not a threat but an annoyance, one might frame itself, just as Clarissa had said, into an amusing story.’ Homework: Due Thursday 14th March Essay preparation • Why trees • Half address - Why is Enduring Love an appropriate title for the novel? • Half address – Why might Enduring Love not be an appropriate title for the novel? Why? Tree Why is Enduring Love an appropriate title for the novel? Jed’s “love” for Joe endures Why does Jed love Joe? Jed suffers from DeClerambault’s syndrome – associated with pathologies of love Why did McEwan give Jed’s character this condition? Reflection Which chapter in the novel is the most important? Why?