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  • Andrew Ledger

    those crucial years between 19 and 24, when you discover who you are as an adult" (Pendlebury,2005). Williams and Ledger moved to a home in Brooklyn to experience a normal life (McShane, 2008). In 2005, they became engaged and had their first child, Matilda Rose Ledger. During this time, he had three movies appear at the Venice Film Festival: Brokeback Mountain, Casanova, and The Brothers Grimm. Many consider Brokeback Mountain as the turning point in his career (Luscome, 2005). Ledger was…

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  • The Long Journey: A Satire On The Historical Event

    The Long Journey - Reflection The Long Journey is a satire on the historical event, The Long March which happened in China from 1934 to 1935 when the communists of China walked approximately 10,000km to find a new base north of China. I also wanted the audience to understand sacrifices will be made, but if it is for the better, it is worth it. Symbolism was used throughout the story to symbolise all the aspects of the Long March with different characters and events, but the historical event I…

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  • Are Refugees Affecting Social Cohesion In Australia?

    We Can Help Them End It - New Matilda. 2016. Australian Doctors Are Sick Of The Mistreatment Of Refugees. We Can Help Them End It - New Matilda. [ONLINE] Available at: [Accessed 15 March 2016]. Social Cohesion Between…

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  • Northern Light Assignment

    The novel I chose for this assignment was A Northern Light, written by Jennifer Donnelly. Overall, I would say I enjoyed this read, my favorite part of this novel was following the relationships between the main character, Matilda or kindly referred to as Mattie with her father, her town, and her friends. I would recommend this novel to readers who enjoys a romantic storyline based off a true events and/or enjoys reading about crime. A Northern Light, follows the life of Mattie Gokey and her…

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  • King George III: America's Great War

    Princess Augusta and father, Frederick Prince of Whales in 1738. His dad was an alcoholic and a smoker, which lead to his death in 1751 from lung failure. King George later married Lady Sarah Lennox, and had 10 kids. He lived with his sister, Caroline Matilda until he took the throne in 1760, when nobody would know, that he would become one of the most feared leaders and conquer over 15 colonies. In 1770 Lord North, became prime minister, but this started a 12-year period of war called The…

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  • The Importance Of My Great Grandmother

    Family is a word that can provoke many feelings in the majority of humans; those feelings range from utter pride and happiness to utter despair. For me, it’s a mixture of pride and curiosity. I’m always eager to learn more about my family and ancestors. Knowing about our backgrounds, and where we came from, gives us a strong sense of identity, which is an important and valuable trait to have. If we don’t have a sense of who we are and where we came from, then we can’t function as individuals…

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  • Fight For Women's Rights

    The Fight for Women’s Rights in The United States Inspiration for the fight for women’s right sprouted from the fertile soil of the abolition movement. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, both abolitionists, attended the 1840 World Anti-Slavery Convention in London and found that as women they were barred from the convention floor. The two women thought it outrageous and ironic, because as they were fighting for the equality of African Americans it became clear that women also…

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  • Clancy Of The Overflow Analysis

    the reader and takes them along on a journey with the speaker of said poem. Two examples that share this unique verse form are ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ by A.B. “Banjo” Paterson (most well known for composing the lyrics to the bush ballad ‘Waltzing Matilda’) and ‘The Raven’ by Edgar Allan…

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  • Fashion During The Middle Ages

    Fashion during the European Middle Ages in general The kings/queens during that period heavily affected the fashion of people in the society. Moreover, some kings/queens banned lower class people to wear or put expensive clothing and items. Only wealthy people such as the families of a noble or the members of the royal family were able to put expensive items. As a result, the fashion of people mostly changed depending on the king/queen at that time. People from all social classes wore an…

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  • Pride And Prejudice Journal Entries

    even thought about it, they jumped. Together. Her face and back was covered in cold sweat when she woke up and sat up in her bed. The book had fallen on the floor during the night. On the wall in front of her was her favourite quote from the book Matilda. “The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She…

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