the narrator uses short sentences to show that he is nervous and panicking

2- foreshadowed by something negative the narrator foreshadowed something negative by saying early in the text “I heard sounds from heaven; I heard sounds from hell” this tells us that there is a dark side to him and that he may end up doing something bad as hell foreshadows the idea of sins and negative […]

“People have a habit of inventing fictions they will believe wholeheartedly in order to avoid the truth they cannot accept”  This is an aspect of the art of illusion, some people create a fake identity to create themselves the perfect illusion so that they can fit into societies perception of what is “good”.Four texts that […]

family holiday – S Daly, phenomena – short story a.) “the bridge bucked and rolled to the side” the bridge suggests danger dangerous “it drops away pretty sharply” this suggests danger b. (i) onomatopoeia -crashed (ii) the writer uses onomatopoeia when she uses the word crashed, this can suggest to us that because of the crashing […]

Start off with a rhetorical question eg. who believed in Santa etc first paragraph – the illusion of child hood and how the imagination is broader, we are fed stories like Santa and the Easter bunny second paragraph – being a teenager, the social media, the third paragraph – being a mature adult intro  Who remembers the […]

Fitzgerald has a very poetic way of presenting language. He uses the same devices consistently throughout his writing. 1. Select three passages from the book (about a paragraph or two in length) that we have NOT annotated as a class. Annotate these passages and identify the language features that Fitzgerald uses. Explain the effect of […]

“I think the American dream for most people is just to survive.”The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald is a novel is based in the 1920s through the eyes of the narrator Nick Carraway.It’s a story told over one summer in new york city, Nick Carraway is a middle-aged man who has moved to New York to pursue […]