1.8 Connections Report -
Theme: Diversity and Tolerance
Connection: Multi-cultured are not able to connect with both the traditions and the values so they tend to disconnect with their own culture to feel more modernised amongst the society.
Title of Text and Name of Author/ Singer/ Director
Notes - How the text relates to my connection
Evidence from Text - Quotations or close references to the text
‘Half-Caste’ by John Agard
Agard is half African and half Guyanese - as people call him ‘Half-Caste’ he challenges them to see him as a ‘whole’ person instead of calling him half-caste. People get really ignorant about what they call someone, they don’t know that it can be offensive.
“Excuse me/ Standing on one leg/ I’m half-caste…”…
or large. At the Boys and Girls club I was thought varies ways to overcome my anxiety, things like: hosting events (MC) and even talking in front of small audience. As of right now I am very proud to say I no longer have stage fright. I am proud to say that I host (MC) all the events that is going on at the Florence Degeorge Boys and Girl Club.
There was a boy name John, who was very timid to the point he was afraid of interacting with the other kids around him. I took the…
universal themes worth investigating theatrically.
Ellis-Fermor, Una, trans. Ibsen: Hedda Gabler and Other Plays
Penguin: London, 1983
Fjelde, Rolf, ed. Ibsen: A Collection of Critical Essays
Prentice-Hall International Inc: New Jersey
Mayerson, Caroline W. “Thematic Symbols in Hedda Gabler” 131-138
Lucas, F.L. The Drama Of Ibsen & Strindberg
Cassell: London, 1962
McFarlane, James and Jens Arup trans. Henrik Ibsen: Four Major Plays
Of Mice and Men Essay - Fate or Choice?
Choice is defined by the ‘Shorter Oxford Dictionary’ as;
“The act of choosing; preferential determination between things proposed.”
It also states the definition for fate;
“The principle, power, or agency by which events are unalterably predetermined from eternity.”
Is our life choice, can we determine our fate by choosing our path or is our destiny determined for us?
John Steinbeck puts forward this question in his novella Of Mice and…
At first, he is bored and dull, no better than one of the "sheep" he makes fun of. Later, as he watches McMahon, the butcher, "Patting his mouth and looking after them, sizing up their joints,”Sammy begins to sympathize with the girls. Then when Lengel scolds the girls and falsely tells them that it's store policy that they have to have their shoulders covered, Sammy realizes, "That's policy for you. Policy is what the kingpins want. What the others want is juvenile…
The Beatles mostly sang about peace and love, experimenting with different concepts on the subject and various instruments. George Harrison introduced the sitar in some of their later albums. Originally, they started as a simple pop band and eventually grew and developed into a rock and roll band. Most of their fan base was composed of teenage girls, while the Rolling Stones attracted every one of every age. They would have to think of creative and clever ways to sneak lyrics about sex and drugs…
All the ranch hands had dreams, but they realized that there was no real hope and the possibilities for success were little to none. Violence was a common theme at the ranch physically, emotionally, and psychologically. This is brought out through the depiction of women as well as the physical violence that occurred. Women in this story can only be seen as as prostitutes or as Curley's wife. Throughout the story she is shown as a cause of trouble. She also was not even given a name, but instead…
That thing in the Dumpster--and he refused to call it human, let alone a baby--was nobody's business but his and China's. That's what he'd told his attorney, Mrs. Teagues, and his mother and her boyfriend,and he'd told them over and over again: I didn't do anything wrong. Even if it was alive, and it was, he knew in his heart that it was, even before the state prosecutor represented evidence of blunt-force trauma and death by asphyxiation and exposure, it didn't matter, or shouldn't have…
Differently from the three the synoptic Gospels, John’s Gospel gives a distinct and unique perspective of the life of Jesus Christ. This was written clearly and purposefully for the hearers. The Gospel is divided in to two major parts in which John unfolds the purpose for which he composed the Gospel. As clear as it is demonstrated in the fourth Gospel. In order to gain a necessary understanding of the purpose of the Gospel, there is a need to unfold and expand on the way of the messiahship of…
worth of notice. He has written about Founding Fathers of America who are Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and Aaron Burr during the critical 1800 election. They have participated in the country’s principal documents, primarily the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution that was influenced by philosophers Hobbes and Locke. Although election could be followed in strict adherence to law and principle and not turn into a…