Carol Atherton

Twayna speaks to Carol Atherton, Head of English at a Lincolnshire grammar school and specialist in the representation of adoption in English Literature.

Twayna and Carol discuss the representation of adoption in texts used in the English classroom. Adoption and its associated narratives of estrangement, dislocation, loss and reconciliation appear in a number of GCSE and A Level set texts from 'Jane Eyre', 'Great Expectations', 'Silas Marner', 'The Woman in Black' and 'Oranges are Not the Only Fruit'.

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Production managed by Angelie Stephens (@AngelieStephens)

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