Sometimes I wonder if my whole life has been an illusion, or at least if what I have perceived as my life, has been an illusion. But if there is one thing that I have learned, it is that reality is only what you make it; and whether you make a good reality […]

Sometimes expectation can be a dampener, sometimes it can lead to disappointment in reality. If you expect the world of every simple thing, life will seem very dull, but if you expect reality from the world, then every simple thing can/will be amazing, and above expectation. My topic is that of illusion and characters in […]

Overall feature: Character 4 texts: The Great Gatsby The Great and Powerful Oz The Harry Potter series The Rising trilogy Statement= Sometimes expectation can be a dampener, sometimes it can lead to disappointment in reality. If you expect the world of every simple thing, life will seem very dull, but if you expect reality from […]

Family Holiday, S Daly, Phenomena, Short story Question (a): the first event would be the “flimsy bridge” and the second event would be the underwater ledge that “drops away pretty sharply”. Question (b): Onomatopaeia= “crashed” the writer uses this verbal feature to portray a negative feeling or a feeling that the sea is a dangerous […]

The topic of illusion in this novel is strongly based around the two peninsulas of Long Island; one of which is, East Egg. F. Scott Fitzgerald has shown that the illusion that surrounds this setting is the illusion of the American dream in the way that this setting represents the fake/false American Dream. East Egg […]

CHARACTER= Describe three key characters and how they change in the novel. Character 1) Gatsby: Jay Gatsby is a self-made man, in more than one way. The first way is that he literally made the name and persona ‘Gatsby” up. He was a poor working class boy with poor farming parents and he decided that […]

Chapter One: Nick Carraway= pg.5 = “I lived in West Egg, the – well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them.” Nick= pg.6 = “Across the courtesy bay the white palaces of fashionable East Egg glittered along the […]