Tim Burton has a very defined style as a director. Analyse how he uses visual and/or verbal. features across at least two of his texts to fulfil the common conventions of gothic fiction. Tim burton is a self acclaimed american director that is best know for this gothic themed films such as Edward scissorhands, Sweeney […]

“No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience”   The quote above was said by an English philosopher John Locke. I will be focusing on one of his most influential essays ‘Concerning Human Understanding’ where he explains that he believes all humans are born with no knowledge, or as he called it Tabula Rasa. […]

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Significant Connections Character Sometimes it’s not the person who changes it’s then either changing the mask they wear or taking it off altogether, This speech is going to be about the illusion of identity and how 4 texts are able to connect together with the same kind of illusion. In many texts the main character […]

  THE ILLUSION OF BEAUTY BEGINNING Am I ugly… Statistics show that over 330 people google this phrase every day, but what is actually beautiful? Are we stuck behind the illusion that we have to be a size 0 model to be “beautiful”? Today I’m going to talk to you about beauty within our society. […]

GREEN LIGHT ‘he stretched out his arms towards the dark water in a curious way…involuntarily I glanced seaward- and distinguished nothing except a single green light, minute and faraway, that might have been the end of a dock.’ in the novel, there is a green light located at the end of Daisy and Toms dock […]

EAST EGG East Egg is located in New York and Nick describes it as “Fashionable East Egg” those who reside in East Egg have inherited they’re money and are most commonly quite wealthy. Because of they’re wealth, they tend to be quite selfish and shallow. Although it was more fashionable Nick stated  “…though this is a […]

NICK CARRAWAY Nick Caraway is the main character in The Great Gatsby as he is, in fact, the narrator. When we first get to know about Nick he reveals information his father told him that he has so called stuck by throughout his life. “Whenever you feel like criticising anyone,” he told me, “just remember […]

“They’re such beautiful shirts,” she sobbed, her voice muffled in the thick folds. “It makes me sad because I’ve never seen such – such beautiful shirts before. The colour of the shirts can represent how long Daisy and Gats have been apart and the colours are those days without each other when Daisy starts to […]

ONE In the novel, The Great Gatsby illusion is consistently used throughout. It mostly revolves around the American dream and how unrealistic it is. In the novel, there are two classes of people the rich and the poor, but both sides are overcome by the belief of the American dream. those they live is the Valley […]