The scrunching of the plastic as we sprint across the hay bales, I always used to win the races. Cows stare cautiously at us as we collapse in a heap, lambs skip and hop to their mothers for milk. Men yell at their dogs in the distance trying to move reluctant stock along the road. […]

As humans there are times that we tend to give up on the littlest of challenge’s, however there are circumstances in life where giving up or not determines our survival or success. The texts: “One unknown” written by Gill Hicks, “The Fault in our stars” written by John Green, ” Me before you” directed by […]

” Outside the comfort zone “ Who am I doing :  Sir Richard Branson Speech Intro : There are times when we are faced with fears and its only once we step out of our comfort-zones we begin to achieve the once thought impossible. Today I am going to be talking to you about Sir Richard […]

In the text light symbolises a symbol of hope and reassurance that everything thing would be all right. ” a pillar of gold light beamed diagonally from a small hole in the roof, spraying bright reflections off the wall of the crevasse” in this section of the text the light is described as gold and to me […]

State your point/topic (first sentence) eg: Simons narration is significant in “Disaster- Chapter 5” Expand with relevant background detail eg: Simons narration is told through Joe’s perspective, however Simon validated Joe’s account as ” fair and correct” . Simon’s “voice” reveals that he resented Joe’s injury and that he felt justified in distancing himself from Joe. […]

Joe uses certain language and writing style techniques in the text to help draw the reader into what he is experiencing as he attempts the decent down the ice wall. Emotive language is one of these techniques, Joe uses this in the text to help the reader understand the emotions/feelings he was going through when […]

Images What images are presented in the text? Blackened fingers that have bad frostbite, breakfast been made on a petrol stove and that he had a voracious appetite How do these images affect our understanding of the event, the setting and the people? The images the are included in this text tells the reader that […]

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