It is normal for people to feel in need of companionship and a positive role-model to lead them. I have chosen to study the theme, “Everyone seeks companionship and a positive role-model at some point in their lives.” This theme is very common in the films, Boy, by Taika Waititi and The Dark Horse, by […]

“Every person is guilty of all the good he did not do.” Bullying, hypocrisy, stealing, cheating and manipulation.These things happen everyday all over the world. I am guilty, we all are guilty of not helping the people around us. We can’t stop people committing these thoughts, we can’t stop these crimes and we can’t always […]

  In the film The Dark Horse directed by James Napier Robertson, the character Mana is shown to us in a scene in the backyard with a gang his father is in. James uses this scene to create pressure and intensity between his father and son and to foreshadow the decision the son will make. […]

QUESTION: Describe at least one important character in the written text. Explain how this character is revealed to you throughout the text and/or how this character helps you understand an important theme/idea in the novel. Introduction: In the novel ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’ the character Ricky Baker matures and changes throughout the novel. He moves […]

Written in 1986, wild pork and watercress, by Barry crump, is the story of Ricky Baker. Ricky is 12 years and 3 weeks old, a quarter-Maori Boy. Told in first person narrative, Ricky tells his story with humour. Ricky is a victim of racism and the NZ social welfare system. He continues to run away […]

1) a) In the poem Milking Before Dawn it refers the cows being black and shiny like rocks on an ebbing tide. They refer these to each other because the rocks are wet and shiny from the sea like the cows when they get rained on, they are more black and shiny when rained on. […]


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