Title: Gossip Girl Season: three Episode: two Text type: Television series Gossip girl is a six-season drama series based on the lives of Manhattan’s Upper East Side’s richest teenagers and their family’s. In this particular episode, we focus on Blair Waldorf, “Queen Bee” of the Upper East Side. She is determined to keep her status and obtain […]

Title: When you Love Someone Text type: Song Artist: James TW When you love someone is a song based around the break up of a teenage boys parents marriage and is told from the perspective of the father singing to his son. The boy has noticed all this change in the family and is feeling neglected but he […]

Title: Unwritten Text type: Song Artist: Natasha Bedingfield In 2004 Natasha Bedingfield released her third single that quickly became the theme song for US reality tv show, The Hills, and reached fifth on The Billboard Hot 100. This song was Unwritten. The song shares the message of living life how you want, living it to the […]

Title: How You See Us Text type: Short film Director: Susannah Joffe How You See Us, Susannah Joffe’s short film. With a voiceover from Donald Trump, 17-year-old Joffe’s film explores the ideas of how many men portray woman today and how young teenage girls are seen in the eyes of the world. Only three seen characters, but […]

Title: 13 Reasons Why Text type: Novel Author: Jay Asher 13 Reasons Why, written by Jay Asher, is based on a teenage girls suicide and the audio tapes she leaves behind for her ‘friends’ giving the reasons for her actions. It follows freshman, Clay Jensen, as he listens to the tapes one by one revelling each […]

“If you want to join my tribe come and see us. Perhaps I’ll let you join. Perhaps not.” A quote by Jack showing his hubristic ways. When one is full of hubris, they have excessive self-pride or self-confidence. I will discuss how four separate characters from four separate texts convey hubris to the reader/audience. From the texts: Ozymandias, by Percy […]

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert… near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on […]