What matters most to viewers is not what a text makes them think but how it makes them feel.           What matters most to viewers of V for Vendetta directed by James McTeigue in 2005 is a lot more than feelings but what it makes the viewers think, creating very powerful ideas. […]

1)The most challenging ideas in a text found in the detail. INTRODUCTION – In the novel Handmaids Tale, written by Margret Atwood in 1985 a detailed dystopian setting successfully challenges the reader’s perceptions and ideas. Details such as the clothing the handmaids wear emphasizing the idea of control by being sent to the “colonies” emphasizing the idea of […]

New Zealand Rowing Championships!! Information You will deliver your speech to an audience of your peers and your teacher(s). You will speak for at least six minutes. You will be assessed on how you develop, structure, and sustain your ideas and how you use oral language features to demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of purpose and […]

” I’ll be fine Dad, ” I said. The beamed lights drift by slowly disappearing into the darkness. A metallic echo of wild, loud noises travels from across the meadow in the distance. The sound of bottles striking together. A windy breeze with the whiff of damp mud, the kind you smell when you’re on the side line […]

Hi Soph, Can you start on your piece/post it on your blog, so that I can see where it’s going please 🙂 GB

“We are told to remember the idea, not the man, because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten, but 400 years later, an idea can still change the world. I’ve witnessed first hand the power of ideas, cannot touch it, or hold it… ideas do not bleed, they […]

3.9 Expectation Structure  Intro body paragraph 1: Domino scene analysis Body paragraph 2: Fighting scene analysis Conclusion Content: Both body paragraphs need to have the SAME directors intention ( not one per paragraph ). Remember this intention is presented throughout the entirety of the film and particularly evident in these 2 scenes. You must address: […]

Spielberg’s intentions of the Spider scene is to show the negative impact of technology on society. Technology is tricky you need to be updated with whats new to be able to be i sync with it. Can be used as a powerful tool if in the right hands for good or for bad. The technology […]

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