Then and Now: Africa IDP Camp (year 7/now) Grandma’s house (pre/post Aus) EB house (pre/post Aus)

Noun Phrases:  She crawled through a tangle of bushes, the long, blonde hair upon her head catching on every stray twig. Laughing, she turned around to face her equally jovial pursuer. The cold, winter air surrounded the two friends, leaving its mark on them by way of red noses and numb fingers. “A sentence is […]

Within the city’s boundaries lay the truth. Upon the bridge, they waited for me. Beyond the bridge, my sense of security abandoned me. Behind its false facade was a layer of vulnerability. Between the cities I was safe, protected by the bridge’s unprejudiced judgment. Above the water, below the clouds; that was my safe haven. […]

“How does Shakespeare use language to reinforce his ideas in Macbeth?” Idea: Ambition Language Examples:  Metaphor Use of Meter Repetition Alliteration Connect to question, provide insight, supply examples In the tragedy Macbeth, the idea of challenging stereotypes is a recurring theme. Shakespeare demonstrates it a number of times throughout the text although it is translated […]

Title: Handle With Care  Text Type: Author: Jodi Picoult Jodi Picoult’s book Handle With Care revolves around the life of a five-year-old girl called Willow O’Keefe who was born with a genetic disability. The disease is non-hierarchy, a lottery where the unlucky winner claims Type III Osteogenesis Imperfecta, referred to as “OI” or “Brittle Bone Syndrome.” Willow’s parents, […]

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow (1) Creeps in this petty pace from day to day (2) To the last syllable of recorded time. (3) Time and the passing of time is a whole lot of nothingness. And all our yesterdays have lighted fools (4) The way to dusty death. (5) Out, […]

Pathetic Fallacy: When the natural world or setting appears to respond to/reflect the human events. eg. The use of rain/storms in movies when something bad or sad has happened. Dramatic Irony: When the audience knows something that characters do not.