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                                                                       […]

Describe at least one important object in the written text. Explain why that object was important. In the novel “Lord of the Flies,” by William Golding, social hierarchy is a significant aspect of the text, supported by the use of the conch shell. The plot follows a group of British schoolboys (aged approximately 6-12) who […]

Allegory – a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Themes: Civilisation – fragile Civil / Social Division Power Violence Humanity & Moral Decay Time, place, social setting, atmosphere: Set during World War 2 on a deserted island in the middle of the Pacific. […]

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, […]