For a text to be appealing, we must see the protagonist in conflict. “Any account with an f on it instead of a m, all they needed to do is push a few buttons, we’re cut off.” When we read a novel and become engaged, do we feel a desire to keep reading on because […]

Our reading experience is heightened when we care about about the fate of our protagonist. You care for her because of what she deals with (difference): Setting Lack of freedom Control of women and how they live, sexuality Control through fear In the Handmaid’s tale, the reader may not like offred. But cares for her […]

Ideas: the pressures of school the changes you see as you get older, maturity overall benefits you as a person faced by challenges in life, yet it can be overcome Over the last five years you will have had a number of experiences that have shaped you as an individual. Reflect on what you have […]

I love him. He loves me. He is a secret, my escape, he tells the other man that i do not love him without me having to speak. He buries my infidelity and treachery and malaise so that my brain knows of nothing but his comfort and tranquility. He makes me numb, he makes my […]

V for Vendetta Scene Analysis: “A building is a symbol, as is the act of destroying it. Symbols are given power by people. Alone, a symbol is meaningless, but with enough people, blowing up a building can change the world.” In the critically acclaimed film, V for Vendetta, directed by James McTeigue and written by […]

Continuously address 2 cinematography elements (examples of these) and how they work to address the director’s intention Give audience response = correctly describe the effect for you (the effect created by the author and how we responded to it eg. suspense, highlighted what for the viewer) Discuss how these reflect societal ideas/thoughts/opinions… and possibly discuss […]