The Great Gatsby, by author F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a 1925 fictional novel, that has been called “the greatest novel of the 20th century”. The book follows a young WW1 veteran named Nick Carraway, the narrator of the story, who has recently moved to New York, more specifically the fictional village of West Egg, to […]

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A) To construct and deliver a seminar on a topic, issue, idea, conflict (use of language, character etc) that has been presented in a text this year. You must present at least two different perspectives or interpretations/ viewpoint of this aspect in the text. B) To construct and deliver an oral presentation on a topic, […]

Analyse how language features were used to create a vivid setting. ‚ÄúPeople observe the colors of a day only at its beginnings and ends, but to me it’s quite clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations with each passing moment. A single hour can consist of thousands of different colors. […]

Analyse how language features were used to create a vivid setting. Color: Red, Black, White relate to the Nazi swastika Other colors in book e.g. Brown (chocolate sky), Blue sky (pg 543) Intro paragraph 1: White paragraph 2: Red Paragraph 3: Black Paragraph 4: Conclusion White: White is a pale color, it can be described […]

Initially I would imagine someone who stole books to be somewhat more calculated than other robbers. Most robbers wouldn’t steal books, as they aren’t extremely valuable. For someone to actively steal books means that they have ulterior motives then just random stealing. Early on in the text: These early experiences in Liesel’s life changed her […]

Liesel: A girl, her, her mother and a corpse. pale, empty stomached. In the prologue of the book, Liesel is simply described as “girl” or “book thief”, it isn’t until chapter 1 – “Arrival on Himmel Street” that Liesel name is even mentioned.

Book thief: “The Book Thief” is a 2005, world renowned, novel by Australian author Markus Zusak. Set between 1939 and 1943 in Nazi Germany, the story follows young girl “Liesel Meminger” who after seeing her brother die in front of her, and being given up by her communist mother, is adopted by the ever loving […]

Strange meeting “Strange Meeting”, is a gripping World War One poem written by world renowned war poet Wilfred Owens. Although entirely fictional, this poem is inspired by Owen’s own traumatic time on the battlefield, and was post-humanly published in 1920 after his death in November 1918. The poem tells the story of a Soldier dying […]

Simile: “Like twitching agonies of men among its brambles” This image has been used on purpose, to compare the wind tugging on the wire to the men caught on the wire, he uses this image because he sees and hears this awful sight every day. He uses this simile to give insight into what he […]