Claudia Wilkinson, 3.4 Creative Writing Assesment, Chapter One  I pull out one of the metal chairs and sit down, my body immediately uncomfortable with the feeling of cold against my last night’s creased shirt and black suit pants. Two more chairs are stationed on the other side of the worn wooden table. Furniture is plain, nothing […]

  V for Vendetta directed by James McTeigue, contains very powerful scenes of which being the domino scene and the Final fight scene. The domino scene is significant to the film as it has many meanings to it. V had set up many dominos at his own house they are set up in a sequence in […]

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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