Past Paper Questions for Standard Module C

Into the World Individuals venturing into new experiences may encounter obstacles, but may also gain significant rewards. Do you agree with this perspective? In your response, refer to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing. What have the attitudes and actions of people in your texts revealed to … Continue reading Past Paper Questions for Standard Module C


Film Techniques

The Shots Close up and Extreme Close Up Eagles are known to swoop down on Cupcakes from afar Conveys emotion and impact. A good close up shows a state of emotional shift on part of the character. This can be either expressions of shock, distress, anger, sadness or great happiness. Close ups are often used … Continue reading Film Techniques

Moral Crusaders – A tale of Double Standards

This was a piece of writing I submitted to a feminist group in anger and disgust after reading that they won an legislative victory that banned anything remotely beyond the moralistic missionary position. I highly advise that you do not read this post if you are dispossessed of an open mind. It is a perfectly logical and researched piece … Continue reading Moral Crusaders – A tale of Double Standards

Imagery and Visual Device

Characterization A character created through mode of speech, action, and specific idiosyncrasies that label them as unique within the narrative. Popular characters such as Harry Potter are characterized through their destiny, their insecurity, and their self fulfilling prophesy. Other archetype characters include the farmer's son who becomes a warrior hero; the servant girl who becomes a princess; … Continue reading Imagery and Visual Device

Narrative Devices for HSC

Protagonist/ Antagonist Main character/ Opposing character.  Antagonists can range from faceless corporations to charismatic individuals. In the Odyssey for example, Odysseus is the protagonist but he is often described by other characters who forward the plot. His antagonists are namely the Poseidon whose children he had slain, but he never confronts the God himself, but … Continue reading Narrative Devices for HSC