Ambition The characters will go push any limits to gain what they desire in life Lord of the Flies – Macbeth – My Sisters Keeper – Hidden Figures/ Gone girl Plan Jacks ambition to become leader means he must inflict fear and the threat of exclusion to gain power eventually resulting in piggy and almost […]

My Sisters Keeper Title: My Sisters Keeper Text Type: Novel (Extended Text) Author: Jodi Picoult The novel “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult begins as the reader learns of the decisions one has to make for another person and how they can trap someone unwillingly or not into decisions. The beginning of the novel starts […]

Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert… near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet […]

Themes: Civilisation – fragile Civil/ Social division Power Survival Describe at least ONE effective technique used in the written text(s). Explain how this technique helped you to understand an important message.Note: Techniques could include vocabulary, style, imagery, symbolism, structure, or narrative point- of view. Quote Weaving Jack finds that “The mask was a thing of […]

Symbolism: – elements of the text that represent something greater. How is it described/ introduced in the text How is it used Find quotes where it is mentioned What ideas does it convey? The conch: Introduced by Piggy  

Structure: – the overarching sequence of events, including flashback, foreshadowing… The novel is chronologically sequenced starting when the boys crash land on an island and progressing as the novel  During the first hunt for a pig that Ralph is involved in, he has a sudden flashback to when he lived in Devonport with his family. The flashback […]