Evaluation of Workshop
This lesson was themed around “Confinement and Free Will”. MissCunningham commenced the lesson with the statement “Freedom is a faroff impossibility”. We then had to create a whole-class still imagewhich captured this feeling. I thought the image we created was veryeffective, as the illustration reflected our confinement – everyonelooking towards the heavens, some with their arms stretched upwards,as if to try and grasp freedom. This image really showed confinementpowerfully. The next statement we were presented with was “”. [TEXT].After this, Miss showed us a picture that had been painted by Picassoduring his “Blue Period”aˆ¦
I think this picture really expresses the confinement of the lady -firstly, the colours are blue – this symbolises how cold theatmosphere is. Secondly, the fact that the lady has her back to us -this suggests that she is hiding something or is feeling ashamed.Consequently, she is hunched up – this illustrates the fact that shewants to keep herself to herself and she is having a tough time inlife. We were then given the task of forming the shape she was in -the easy part. After this, we were given a few minutes to think abouthow this lady would feel. Miss then picked some of us at random to doa thought track on how we were feeling (as if we were that lady). Someof the feelings expressed I thought particularly effective wereaˆ¦
A· Ahmed’s monologue “Twenty years like this. Twenty years. I just wishI was free”. This, in my opinion, illustrates the confinement thepictured lady is experiencing. She looks as if she is trapped by whereshe is – the longing for freedom. Ahmed’s monologue illustrates this.”I just wish I was free” – This is how I would feel if I was in thisposition.
A· Dhaval’s monologue – “Why did he have to commit suicide? He was myclosest friend. Why did he have to go?” This is a rather different