“I have lost control of my mind, why do you say that I am mad? Can you not see that I have full control of my mind? Is it not clear that I am not mad?” The Tell Tale Heart is a gothic fiction short story written by Edgar Ellen-Poe, we are told the story […]

Discriptors  Traits Actions Comments Has distinct contrasting qualities to their character. -They have different qualities in there personality. Diffrent personality traits. He cuts up body but then feels guilty about it. “so deeply I was engrossed in my occupation… My work drew near to a close and now everyday showed me more painly how well […]

Glossary: Hastened: be quick to do something. Benevolent: well meaning and kindly. Vagrants: a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging. Disconsolate: very unhappy and unable to be comforted. Abode: a place of residence; a house or home. Indiscriminately: in a random manner; unsystematically.      

Thus strangely are our souls constructed, and by such slight ligaments are we bound to prosperity or ruin. When I look back, it seems to me as if this almost miraculous change of inclination and will was the immediate suggestion of the guardian angel of my life—the last e ort made by the spirit of […]

It is impossible to say how the idea first entered my head. There was no reason for what I did. I did not hate the old man; I even loved him. He had never hurt me. I did not want his money. I think it was his eye. His eye was like the eye of a vulture, the […]

The student’s goal now is to pick three of these things and analyze how they apply to the narrator in further depth. 4. Driven by strong emotions rather than logic or reason: this point was applied in the short story ‘The tell tale heart’ because the narrorator was obsessed with the other mans eye for no real […]

1.6 Speeches Why should we should stop factory farming?   Introduction: Did you know over one hundred million animals are cruelly confined in factory farms every day in New Zealand. Imagine if you were stuck in a small cage, side by side to other helpless animals, rows upon rows of you. Never seeing the sun […]

1.8 Significant Connections  Molly Todd The Nature of Survival   Introduction “I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise, and who knows what the tide will bring”.   ‘The great wide sea’ written by M.H.Herlong,  ‘Rabbit proof fence’ directed by Phillip Noyce, ‘Touching the Void’ written by Joe Simpson and ‘Cast Away’ […]

Lake Wanaka In the summer, the harsh heat was beating down; disturbing the cool air at the start to a new day. I looked out over the untouched lake and saw the dusty, barren mountains, curious to find their reflections. Up above, you couldn’t see a single cloud, just the birds that filled the sky. […]

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