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…

Journal Task #5 – Sisters

As we lay side by side on the creaky double sized bed, she poured out a section of her heart she’d never shown to anyone before. She whispered quietly into my ear that she was scared, scared of death and all things to come. Her words forced tears from my eyes and anguish from my…

Sonder – Journal task #4

Meaningless voices scream into the deafening silence that is the inner workings of my mind. Her luminous eyes pierce my own. For the briefest of brief moments, our eyes have met; two pairs of isolated eclipses falling upon one another. One surrounded in green, the other in brown. The shrieks of first life sound at…

Blunt Scissors – Journal Task #3

A friend of mine once told me he wanted to be a pair of scissors At him I laughed hysterically for over five minutes He turned and asked me ‘What’s so funny?’ I replied saying ‘Don’t you want to make money?’ He gave me the strangest of strange looks And handed over to me the…

Women belong in the kitchen… and the Senate

Strong, independent and intelligent. Portia is the character I believe to be the most honourable, not to mention admirable, throughout the play of Julius Caesar. Her stage appearance is quite brief, but to have me writing a post about her clearly shows she left us all thinking. Her strong and powerful voice brought her to…

“Here, Kitty Kitty!”

Any woman who can catch the attention of Bruce Wayne is one to look out for, but deciding whether she’s good or evil is a completely different thing. Catwoman, otherwise known as Selina Kyle, is a sneaky woman, pretending to be a prostitute whilst cat burgling her way up the ranks of evil. We know…

Deconstructing a print advertisement

The Coca-Cola print advertisement is targeted at a group with a variable age, focusing on those ranging approximately between 13-65.The image is promoting the drink which could possibly be found in a common magazine, poster, or public area such as a bus stop or on a bus itself.The advertisement uses techniques including star power, colour,…

Bushfire risk could rise in coming years

According to my article, Australia would be better off with a series of bush-fires this summer to hopefully prevent further fires in the years to come. With temperatures rising, the risk of bush-fires has been pushed beyond its boundaries. The article explains that the temperatures are increasing throughout Victoria and NSW, and that the two…