Title: Pandora’s Briefcase Text type: Feature Article Author: Malcolm Gladwell  

Title: Safe Haven Text type: Film Director: Lasse Hallstrom    

Title: Ozymandias Text type: Poem Author: Percy Shelley Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” illustrates hubris and the side-effects of possessing this trait through the political character of an ancient “king of kings.” Through this sonnet, Shelley describes a traveller who came across a statue in a desert. The poem is created as one metaphor, intending to portray […]

Title: Lord of the Flies Text Type: Extended (novel) Author: William Golding William Golding’s novel “Lord of the Flies,” follows a group of British schoolboys, aged approximately 6-12, who are stranded on a desert island, during the beginning of a world war, after their plane crashed. The text follows their time on the island, from start […]

The idea of “hubris,” apparent in Percy Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias,” forms a connection between “Ozymandias,” William Shakespeare’s play, “Macbeth,” the novel “Lord of the Flies” by William Golding and Bryce Courtenay’s “The Power of One.” All four texts incorporate a significant idea of hubris. In “Ozymandias,” Percy Shelley incorporates alliteration, personification, and an adjective to […]

Name: Ralph Appearance: Fair hair. Male. Young. Taller than Piggy. Past childhood. Boxer’s build. Language:  Origins: Relationships: With Piggy (intellect and reason): Co-operative relationship                                                                       […]