Emotions in Motion- ‘The Breakfast Club’

Discuss how the director has positioned you to respond to the characters in the movie.                       ‘The Breakfast Club’ is an iconic 1985 film, directed by John Hughes. It tells the story of five high school students, from different backgrounds, who must sacrifice their Saturday due to detention. The film incorporates a range of film…

Outcast

How does ‘The Breakfast Club’ depict the separation of social groups in high school? ‘The Breakfast Club’ cleanly outlines the stereotypes surrounding high school and social groups, a factor very hard to miss whilst watching. It portrays each of the five characters to be as different from one another as humanly possible, separating them from…

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club, a motion picture film, demonstrates an excellent vehicle for specific sociological perspectives. The movie incapsulates adolescents in the 80’s, stereotypical characters and the relationship between social stigmas and achieved status. The Breakfast Club holds a contempt for adult society but also highlights how teenagers are characterised and how they deal with stereotypes…

Journal Task #8: Shakes Park High School

Much Ado About Nothing Characters: Beatrice: Barbara – cousins with Heather ( is Lorenzo’s niece), quite ‘to herself’, acts like Barry is her greatest enemy, used to be in love with him but everyone secretly knows that there’s still a hint or spark of love she has for him, strict, always holds a grudge on…

Journal Task #7: Love Behind The Insults

Benedick: I, a handsome young gentleman loved by all, especially the ladies. I avouch that anon you shall see a spark of handsomeness in me, you truly will love me. Thou will be so in love that the whole of Messina will be so afeard. Although I, hath no heart of concrete will truly never…

Journal #5 i think…these arent in order anymore. Sorryy

Amnesia Prologue “Beth, don’t do this!” Luke screams shakily, tears are running down his bright red face, I try to break free from his grip but I can’t tug my arm away. “Stop it Luke!….we’re over. I’m going to college and you’re going to become rich and famous and travel the world with your band.…

[Journal Task #7] Sharpened Tongue

Enter Beatrice and Benedick. Beatrice: Oh, look at this dizzy-eyed Benedick, blinded by the thought of ‘love’. Wasn’t it he who said that he truly loved none? So whatever has changed him? Benedick: Beatrice, oh Beatrice, where art thou Beatrice? Beatrice: Ugh, he’s like a hell-hated demon! For as much as he wants to love,…

Journal #8 – Quotable Quotes

Welcome to a new term. To start this term, we’re delving into the wonderful world of genres. We’ll investigate what genres really are, how a text fits into a genre and what elements we need to look for when identifying genre. We’ll explore through reading, viewing and writing in different genres, and we’ll experiment to…

Love conquers all

Journal Entry #6 Little Izolda could run faster than all her seven sisters. She could leap and turn and soar through sun-it valleys, leaving them far behind. The creatures of the land loved her dearly. They raced with her to please her and joined in her childish games. But her sisters were jealous and hated…

Journal Task 6- Live from Wimbledon!

For this journal task I have chosen to blog about the 2015 Wimbledon Tennis Championships. For those who aren’t major tennis supporters; Wimbledon is a grand slam tournament played once every year at the All England Tennis Club in London, England. This grand slam is considered to be the most prestigious and unique tournament as:…

Journal Task 5- Losing the Labels

Growing up in a family where your voice and talents go by unnoticed, you learn to believe that the word “hope” doesn’t exist. You learn to believe that the labels people tag onto you are true. You begin to believe that you are just a shivering soul, helpless and unworthy of life. As a child I…

Journal Task #6- Beware the Blue Rings!

I chose to write about the blue ringed octopus as I had heard of the book called “The soul of an Octopus”, written by Sy Montgomery, about her observations and relationship with an octopus called Athena. In this book, she describes the intellect, nature and kindred spirit of this aquatic creature, and shares her deep…

Much ado about nothing – modern adaptation

Much ado about nothing: modern adaptation: As part of journal we had to transform the play much ado about nothing and put it in a modern situation. I chose the good old cliché high school romance. Beatrice in this adaption is an internet obsessed teenager who is crazy about this boy she started talking to,…

Journal Task 7 – That Shakespearean Banter Though

Beatrice: Why hello Benedick, I see you are back from your victorious battle, but I must ask, did you win using skill, or did they surrender because they couldn’t bear to look at your clay-brained face. Benedick: Clay-brained I may be, but if I didn’t come back victorious, you wouldn’t be able to see the…