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GOOD MASTERS! SWEET LADIES! ! by Laura Amy Schlitz

Posted in reviewku: plunder, middle grade, reviewku: poetry (all)

DARK AGES IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Poems or plays? Read

silently or act out? Yes!

Speaking history.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Middle grade

Poetry and drama/play

Historical fiction

Middle Ages in England

Multiple POV

Distinct voices

Sharp dialogue – representative of the time, culture, sex of speaker, class, etc.

Clues to occupation, education, emotion all found within dialogue

Light on setting specifics, heavy on atmosphere through voice/stage actions