Utilise quotes/specific references where possible: Give a BRIEF plot overview Discuss the setting of the text and how it was influential for genre. Uncover a character that was of interest and why. Outline one cinematography technique that stood out, why? What message would you take from this text – uncover how you experienced this. Compare […]

Ruby Jamison 3.4 The relationship between Offred and the Commander in the handmaid’s tale shows the influence/power of gender within society. By saying “Boys will be boys” do you mean that as an excuse for men’s belligerent behaviour? Do you mean that is it ok for men to show aggression and act as though they […]

“Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.” ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Hyde’ was written by author Robert Louis Stevenson and was first published on the 5th of January 1886. Narrated by lawyer Mr Utterson, he attempts […]

“The tragedy is not to die, but to be wasted.” ‘The Silence Of The lambs’ was written by Thomas Harris and was first published in 1988. The storyline of ‘The Silence Of The Lambs’ follows Clarice Starling as she attempts to find out who the Buffalo Bill serial killer is. In doing this her only […]

“MISERY is manifold. The wretchedness of earth is multiform.” ‘Berenice’ was written by Edgar Allan Poe and was first published in March of 1835. Berenice follows the life of its narrator Egaeus, who suffers from Monomania – Which is more commonly known as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Throughout the text Egaeus forms a growing obsession with […]

Misunderstanding: noun; a failure to understand something correctly.           Synonyms: misinterpretation,  misjudgement, confusion or simply the wrong idea. Prejudice: noun; a preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or an actual experience.                                     […]

“One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” In all of Burton’s texts his main characters always have a goal or a purpose of which they are trying to accomplish, Even though it may seem far fetched or out of the standard social norm. For Todd he was driven by his goal of revenge which caused […]

I doubt these quotes will be useful. But I need something to start with. Allusion: “Remember that I am thy creature; I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel.” Allusion: “But it was all a dream; no Eve soothed my sorrows nor shared my thoughts; I was alone. I remembered […]

“Yet I am not more sure that my soul lives, than I am that perverseness is one of the primitive impulses of the human heart.” ‘The Black Cat’ written by author Edgar Allan Poe and was published on August 19th 1843. Along with many other short stories, Poe writes of a character who loses their […]

“It seemed to be a near contradiction to say that there are truths imprinted on the soul, which it perceives or understands not; imprinting if it signify anything, being nothing else but the making certain truths to be perceived.” John Locke was an English philosopher, who was an influential thinker to the era of enlightenment. […]