Advanced English Module A: Comparative Study of Texts and Context

Analysing Visual Texts

Analysing visual texts can seem daunting… Especially when it comes to essays. How can a simple image or picture book be broken down into a long-winded analysis? It’s easier than you think. Following are some techniques you can use when breaking down images to their basic elements: Body Language/Gaze This is for images with people…

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Comparing Texts and Contexts

(with reference to Frankenstein and Blade Runner)  The comparative study of texts and context can be murky waters for many, but that boils down to a lack of understanding at what the question is asking. Context generally refers to what is happening outside the text at the time it is being created – this can…

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Module A: Elective 1- Exploring Connections

HSC English Module A Elective 1 Exploring Connections

The first elective in module A focuses on the connections between texts and the benefits of looking at connections between texts that exist across time. The syllabus states that students will explore “meanings of a pair of texts and how they can be shaped and reshaped by considering the nature of the connections between them.”…

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Advanced English Module A: Comparative Study of Texts and Context

  This module requires you to compare texts and explore them in relation to their contexts. You will have to read/view two texts and compare their themes and the different ways they reflect their social, cultural and historical context. You will also have to consider the language used the purpose and audience, the values and…

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