DOMINOS SCENE: Montage of many different activities being done such as setting up the dominoes, public fighting, writing of notes, police officers in the streets ….. The editing of the camera shots cut to the public wearing the “V” mask (Guy Fawkes) especially a shot of a man robbing a shop with a gun “What […]

The dystopian speculative fiction novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” authored by Margaret Atwood, makes you feel so grateful to be living in such a successful and politically correct country such as New Zealand. Atwood uses rich figurative language and imagery in the text. By using symbolic descriptions within the novel, it utilises and depicts themes and setting creating vivid images […]

QUESTION: Analyse how the use of “opposite” or contrasts helped you understand one or more themes in the written text.   In the historical fiction novel of “Mr Pip” written by Lloyd Jones, he uses his experiences of working as a New Zealand journalist in Papua New Guinea during the civil war in the 1990’s. […]

Claudia Wilkinson Schindler’s List Schindler’s List is a movie that makes you grateful to live in this successful, democratic country of New Zealand. The holocaust was a mass murder, killing over 6 million innocent Jews with Adolf Hitler leading the genocide. This movie is based on a true story, conveying a tragic slice of history […]

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