Book Review: Crisis Frank Gardner

Reading this novel in the turmoil that Britain is currently experiencing is quite terrifying indeed. Yet, with Gardner’s insight into the behind the scenes in domestic and international security, there is some reassurance also. Gardner creates some good characters, many flat ones that are evil drug lords or hostage takers. There is still some sympathy reserved … More Book Review: Crisis Frank Gardner

How to find your passion: It will find you

The following poem is inspired by the video above… It can be also found at: https://allpoetry.com/poem/13389891-Passion-by-Ingjard-Odysseus In a slighter reduced version due to a contest requirement. Our passion is a well of the unknown, We seek out this water source, Our lives depend on it and yet we moan for life becomes an unfathomable course. Parched … More How to find your passion: It will find you

The Chorus only adds humour to Aristophanes’ plays, hence why Plautus did away with the chorus altogether for his comedy

The Chorus only adds humour to Aristophanes’ plays, hence why Plautus did away with the chorus altogether for his comedy Serious messages, humour, visual spectacle, drama Plautus does not use a chorus, because there are other ways of generating humour. For example, where a chorus in Aristophanes’ Lysistrata was used to evoke humour verbally with … More The Chorus only adds humour to Aristophanes’ plays, hence why Plautus did away with the chorus altogether for his comedy

Unseen Extract: Orwell: Elements of Social and Political Protest: English Literature B

OVERVIEW Animal Farm is an allegorical novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union.[1] Orwell, a democratic socialist,[2] was a critic of Joseph Stalin and … More Unseen Extract: Orwell: Elements of Social and Political Protest: English Literature B

More Social and Political Protest past paper questions and answers AQA English Literature B

 Again, forgive me the scruffiness and the broken sentences. this is purely my own planning and way of revision.   Harrison’s social protest writing is ultimately a beacon of hope for the future To what extent do you agree? Remember to include reference to Harrison’s authorial method.   I hope for jobs for all you…divsions- … More More Social and Political Protest past paper questions and answers AQA English Literature B

Blake and Hosseini Social and Political Protest: Revision Dump

Social protest writing at its best is autobiographical. Explore the significance of the personal context of the writer in two texts. Hosseini..parts yes, parts no…others experience…argue that social protest may be influenced by individual context, but is most effective as protest when it is the combined voice of entire class or ethnic struggle. Hosseini autobiographical: … More Blake and Hosseini Social and Political Protest: Revision Dump