8th October 2004 at 01:00
Why are people who are very good at something called stars? Write at least three sentences about your favourite sportsmusic star.

Find out what star sign you are. Write a brief description of what people born under this sign are supposed to be like, and describe how well or badly it fits you.

Read Edward Thomas's poem "Out in the Dark" and explain how he makes us feel his fear of the dark. Think about rhyme, rhythm, and phrases like "the stars are slow".


"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.' (Julius Caesar I ii) Why does Cassius use this argument with Brutus? Do you agree with his point?

Shakespeare's prologue calls Romeo and Juliet "star-cross'd lovers". How far do you think their fate is decided for them, and how far is it due to their own personalities and actions?

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