Wanaka is a bubble, one in which protects us from the many dangers and differences of the world. I have been in this bubble for 16 years and i’m not saying that’s a bad thing but I know it has sheltered my perspective on how large, beautiful and dangerous the world we live within really […]

I look out the window. I witness the last leaf of autumn fall from the now naked oak tree, framed like a picture through the window frame. Once… Once I would’ve been able to breathe the fresh air and feel the crunch of the fallen leaves beneath my feet. But no. Not anymore. Brick two […]

600 words minimum pick a genre theme of control talk heaps about setting with plot included- crucial to nail setting ideas   nazi germany genre/title: Historical Drama. “The not so lucky ones” what happens in chapter 1- the day before the hide out and the beginning of the hide out. describing life from the point […]

The power of ideas- V for Vendetta “Everything begins with an idea”- Earl Nightingale April 12th 1981 the first space shuttle to successfully enter space, August 18th 1920 the 19th Amendment was granted allowing American women the right to vote, March 10th 1876 the first telephone was invented. These events all have one thing in […]

Continuously address 2 cinematography elements (examples of these) and how they worked to address directors intention. Give audience response= correctly describe the effect for you. Discuss how these reflect societal ideals/ thoughts/ opinions… and possibly discuss times when we’ve seen this in history etc.                       […]

Thesis statement: The Handmaids Tale successfully helps us to think about the control of women through the use of the irony in Gilead. “A rat in a maze is free to go anywhere, as long as it stays inside the maze.” – Margaret Atwood Control of women is not a new idea to society. Women […]

Thesis statement- the handmaids tale successfully helps us to think about the control of women through the use of the irony in Gilead setting – Harvard the bedroom the living room the town themes – fear, characters – commander, super ironic yet one of the key things in controlling women