The protagonist of the text – Offred short and to the point paragraphs about symbols, characters, themes everything has meaning “everything that had happened in the handmaid’s tale had happened, somewhere at some time” – Margaret Atwood rich, figurative language uses the language for imagery speculative fiction – what could happen in the future future that could unfold […]

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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