George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four, reveals legitimate fears for our future society. In fact, in many ways this past future created on paper is reflected in the world we experience today on bigger, more colourful pieces of paper -advertisements. Presently in media, women are portrayed as objects for the pleasure of a man’s wandering eye. […]

Part I: Chapter 1 “It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran.” “The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely” “…there seemed […]

Planning: NCEA booklet information. Ironic -light until the end Need excellence-value all students equally especially our excellence students – excellence is a great reward for the students (and the school). march 31st funding- stay at school until then Advice for NCEA to year 10s English department not giving writing/literacy credits-taking other subjects (drama) Handing internals in […]

Life event: Pregnancy Exaggerate I am creating the magic of life within me Understate Express it using litotes Got a bun in the oven “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” -George Orwell, Animal Farm.

You’re waiting. The heat of your body pushing through the layers of goose down and synthetic wool, challenging the damp cold drowning your limp hair. Numbers zip by with a grunt and a screech, gears in the motor resisting the force of the brake pads. Colours and lights flash through the gaps between your dewy […]

Analyse how the relationship between characters helped to illustrate one or more important themes In, “A Beautiful Mind,” directed by Ron Howard we see John Nash create relationships with the delusion characters of Charles Herman, Marcee and William Parcher because of his schizophrenia. These relationships helped illustrate the important themes in the film and specifically […]

Question: Analyse how supposedly insignificant events or details revealed one or more significant themes. In “To Kill a Mockingbird”, by Harper Lee the significant theme of racism is revealed through three insignificant events: the killing and constant regrowth of the nut grass, the rabid dog that wanders down the main street before being shot by […]