1. Bliss - Building Bertha
A character profiling task that examines Bertha in all her glory.
2. Bliss - Characters on a Game-Board
Place the characters on the board and watch what happens! A profiling task which examines each of the relationships evident in Bliss.
3. Style and Point of View
Focusing mainly on Bertha, this worksheet provides three tasks which covers the scope of Blooms to examine more closely point of view and style in Bliss.
4. Themes - Adultery, Marriage .... And Harry
A Venn inspired warm-up task and then an analysis task which explores the effect of marriage on Harry and Bertha.
5. Themes - Being Modern
Two tasks which looks at what being modern means in the text and how significant a role it plays in Bertha and Harry's marriage.
6. Themes - Changes and the Pear Tree
Four tasks which examines the role the pear tree plays in unearthing some of the short story's key themes.