Question: Describe at least ONE important character and explain how this character revealed aspects of our real world. In Shakespeare’s tragedy “Macbeth”, Shakespeare uses “Macbeth” and his behavior to communicate aspects of our real world. Shakespeare makes it clear how certain events can change people and displays how greed and power corrupt people, resulting in the […]

Text type: Short Title: What Does The Glass Reveal  Author: Janice Canerdy  The poem “What Does The Glass Reavel” by Janice Canderny gives a strong perception of how we sometimes lose ourselves, how, as humans, we are constantly changing. The poem portrays the image of growing up and losing our spark. The poem opens with “in […]

Title: The terminal Text type: Movie Director: Steven Spielberg The terminal is a comedy about a man called Viktor Navorski from a foreign country who flies to New York. Viktors plans fail when a violent coup breaks out in his home country, he somehow “slips through a small crack in the system” and finds himself on the […]

Title: Ozymandias Text type: Short Author: Percy Shelley Percy Shelly’s “Ozymandias” communicates hubris and how the effects can destroy a persons dignity and integrity. The poem describes the story of a “traveler from an antique land” who illustrates an abandoned statue in the desert. Shelly uses human features and personification to bring the statue to […]

Title: Macbeth Text Type: Play Author: Shakespear Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is a tragedy set in Scottland about a once respected Man who let power and greed corrupt his image. At the beginning of the text, Macbeth and Banquo met witches who prophesy that Macbeth will become Thane of Cawdor and eventually King of Scotland. The witches also prophesy […]

Title: Lord Of The Flies Type: Extended Author: William Golding “Lord Of The Flies” is a novel based in the middle of a world war, about a bunch of English schoolboys who get marooned on a tropical island after their plane is shot down. The pilot dies in the plane crash leaving the group of […]

Title: My Side Of The Mountian Text type: Extended Author: Jean George “My Side Of The Mountain” is a novel about a 15-year-old boy named Sam Gribbly who intensely dislikes living in his parents cramped New York apartment with his eight brothers and sisters. When he was young his dad often told him stories of […]

Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” I met a traveler 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 […]

“What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won.” – Duncan   “If chance will have me, king, why, chance may crown me, Without my stir.” – Macbeth   “Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires. The eye wink at the hand, yet let that be, which the eye fears, when […]