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Write a detailed description of the ways in which Rawle constructs an identity for Norma in the 5 opening chapters

During the opening chapters, Rawle presents Norma as an obsessively feminine figure whose essence captures that of being an ideal woman during the 1960’s. By utilising fragments of text from women’s magazines, the writer highlights Norma’s inclination towards abiding by… Continue Reading →

English Common Task 2 Reflection

  Moving forward, I would like to ensure that I am phrasing each of my points in a clear and concise manner to support the structure of my essay. Specifically, I need to work on unpacking and analyzing the language… Continue Reading →

Mentor CAS Conversation 1

Linked below is the first CAS conversation I have had with my mentor: Video    

Why are portrayals of disability so rare in advertising

      The following prompts are based on this article   What points are raised in this article about portrayals of disability in advertising?  The main point that was presented in this article included the idea that most of… Continue Reading →

How are my skills developing in CAS?

Within my chosen activity, rock climbing – I feel as though I have developed skills of risk-taking, perseverance, and time-management. For instance, I have learned to step out of my comfort zone and attempt to finish routes that may be… Continue Reading →

The Danger of a Single Story – Chimamanda Adichie

Based on Chimamanda Adichie’s talk about cultural stereotypes and the power that certain ethnic groups are assigned to write texts, we came together in small groups to brainstorm the ideas presented and the links that can be made to other… Continue Reading →

D&G China Campaign Advert

  Are these adverts offensive and racist?  Make connections to the key concepts of representation, culture, identity, and power.    Upon watching the D&G China Campaign Advert, I felt as though the ways in which the Chinese had been depicted… Continue Reading →

Representation & Identity ‘Think Piece’

The following piece of writing is based on the Mr. Clean Ad above   The type of text that I will be analyzing is an advert produced in 2011 by the infamous household cleaning brand Mr.Clean. While this ad appeared… Continue Reading →

En busca de mi amigo perfecto (Spanish Writing Practice)

Titulo: En busca de mi amigo perfecto  Por: Ashia  Hace dos meses, estaba buscando para un mejor  nuevo amigo porque mi mejor amigo actual dejó los Estados Unidos para siempre. Extraño ella mucho, por eso estoy buscando un amigo que… Continue Reading →

LangLit D&G China Campaign Advert Opinion

Are these adverts offensive and racist? (Make connections to the key concepts of representation, culture, identity, and power).  Upon watching the D&G China Campaign Advert, I felt as though the ways in which the Chinese had been depicted reflected a… Continue Reading →

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