“Some people choose to focus on their dreams, rather than what the reality really is”. This quote represents how people choose to fixate their lives around trying to achieve a dream, a type of lifestyle and to be someone they are not naturally. I will discuss four main characters, and how each one shows an […]

Title: Family Holiday Author: S Daly Type of text: Article a. The swing bridge and when the jandals sink are both events that could suggest danger. b i). Onomatopoeia was used to describe the sea in lines 12-18, this is when the author said “The waves crashed down and sucked everything away, even the sand” […]

“You can hide yourself, only to a point”. The well known novel, “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, tells a story of a time where society was segregated in the 1920s. The book explores the idea of illusion and lies all packed into an eventful summer in New York. Fitzgerald uses 4 main settings […]

Describe at least one important place in the written text. Explain how that place helped you to understand an important message in the text The Valley of Ashes The american dream, that people who work hard in the valley of ashes don’t get what they deserve and the time they put in. “This is a […]

Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter –tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther… And one fine morning- So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” 1.The orgastic future […]

The American Dream is the belief that anyone, regardless of race, class, gender, or nationality, can be successful in America (read: rich) if they just work hard enough. I think Fitzgerald is trying to say that society have lost morals by using illusion throughout the book. He is showing the corruption of the American Dream, […]

The Green Light The green light sits at the end of Daisy and Toms dock, directly across the harbour from Gatsbys dock. The light can vividly be seen at night across the water. The green light represents his hope and dreams to be with Daisy again.  At the start of Chapter 1 Gatsby is described […]