In the poems “Dulce de et Decorum est” and “Exposure”. Wilfred Owen presents the ideas of language features. He uses the techniques of Alliteration and Smilies. The themes/issues that I will talk about for my texts is that war is not glorious. In “Dulce de et Decorum est” and “Exposure Written by Wilfred Owens he […]

Images- What images are presented in the text? The images presented for me in the text Dulce et Decorum Est written by Wilfred Owen were when “Men marched asleep” was said the image put in my head was that this was the soldiers life day and night and it was non stop. When How do […]

The idea to “exposure”- exposed to extreme weather conditions, is a reoccurring theme in this poem. List of all the references to “exposure” that are included in the poem. Explain what these references specifically tell you about the environment and conditions the men experience. How is the weather presented as an enemy? A reference to […]

What has been included? Consider the selection of words/volucabulary in this poem. Why have specific words been chosen?How do the words affect our understanding of what is taking place? Monstrous- “Only the monstrous anger of the guns.” The word monstrous has been selected in this sentence because it shows the shots are loud and are […]

“Now and Then” Wanaka   In summer the clear glistening water shines from the golden suns rays. Beams of light pierce through my eyes and the warm sun kisses my skin, gently leaving a blush like mark. Beautiful mountains stand staunch and tall; the bottom is covered in grass looking as golden as a desert; […]

Survival I’m going to fight this, I’m going to survive this, I won’t give up!!! Introduction: The nature of survival was shown in the texts “Touching the void” written by joe simpson,  “Rabbit Proof Fence” Directed by Phillip Noyce, “wilderness” written by Roddy Doyle and  “Hunger Games” directed by Gary Ross. These all show how hard […]

Have you ever been bullied before? Well I can almost guarantee you have. But don’t worry you’re not alone in 2013 there was research found on the rates of school bullying in New Zealand. As a country we have one of the worst rates of bullying in the world. and they have found in their […]

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