IDEAS Costa Rica and Nicaragua trip – being away from family and friends for a month (preparing me for this year being away from parents) – opening my eyes to the privileged life i have compared to what others deal with everyday, appreciating more – preparing myself for future travel to third world countries – […]

White noise. Thats all I can hear. It’s loud yet so silent at the same time. It has taken over my ears so I can’t hear anything else. It’s like the ringing in your ears that you get after listening to music too loudly. I can feel it throbbing in my brain, searching for a […]

V for Vendetta, is a dystopian film based on the graphic novel “V for Vendetta”, set twenty years in the future, that follows the anti hero ‘V’. The corrupt government, ‘Norsefire’, has taken control of the country, and V has decided that it needs to change. He needs to serve justice and reveal the truth […]

The spider scene in the film ‘Minority Report’, is when the protagonist’s former colleagues have come to his hiding spot to hopefully capture him. John Anderton has had an eye transplanted to help him hide from the authority he was once apart of, so he is still temporarily blind. ‘Spyders’ are sent around the building […]

The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel which, through the use of irony, heightens the reader’s experience. It is a dystopian novel about Offred (a handmaid), sent to an infertile family. Irony is seen many times in the novel through the choice of character, the setting of the novel, and in the allusions which are presented. Irony […]

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