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afrogirl

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what related sources is everyone using for powerplay?

i've got a cartoon depicting a scene from a democrats meeting (i think last wed' SMH opinions page), William Goldings "Lord of the Flies", George Orwell's "Pig Farm", and still looking around for (any) more sources...just so I have a few more options and mediums...
 

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I'm using the movie "The Interview" and an article from Wheels magazine December 2001 called "Jac Knifed"
 

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Originally posted by afrogirl
what related sources is everyone using for powerplay?

i've got a cartoon depicting a scene from a democrats meeting (i think last wed' SMH opinions page), William Goldings "Lord of the Flies", George Orwell's "Pig Farm", and still looking around for (any) more sources...just so I have a few more options and mediums...
i think you mean animal farm. are udoing 1984?
try dojng a movie - you seam to have a lot of stories. or a song. heaps of songs now days are powerplay. eg prisoner of society...ah year 8...those were the days.....hehe
 

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pig farm...thats a good one :D

anyway, as i said in another thread, i used Star Wars as a text for powerplay
 

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i'm using brave new world. i believe it's quite popular, and there's a lot you can use in the way of comparing and contrasting the themes.

as a second related text, i'm using pink floyd "sheep", which is supposedly inspired by orwell's animal farm. it's fairly simple, plus pink floyd are awesome.
 

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Try not to use texts from other modules like "In The Wild". The markers don't like that.
 

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huh?

well, would u seriously use John Donne's poetry for change?
 
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I'm using an article from the Aus. Women's Weekly called
"Behind the wire" (this was a quick select for my trials-- teacher's recommendation)
as well as the move "Gattaca" (again, a quick select-- teacher's recommendation)
and an article from SMH regarding the Zimbabwe land rights/disputes between the whites farmers and the blacks
Mostly government related-- like in 1984
 

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Our english teachers were nice and gave us related material
i'm using Gattaca (a movie just mention)
and an article called :they've got our numbers from the Good weekend june 8 2002
 

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all i have for powerplay at the moment is:
* Wag the Dog (teacher resource - not going to use it though)
* Dave
* Shawshank Redemption
* Ronald Regan's Speech "A time for choosing" ... got the idea off some guy/gal off here....

do you think i should scarp one of my movies, say for an article or something?
 

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Originally posted by Enigma17
do you think i should scarp one of my movies, say for an article or something?
are they all movies?
well i think you are supposed to use a variety of sources!
so u do an article and movie and ummm story or something
no two of the same
 

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Deflintely.
3 movies does not equal "a variety of other related texts" as it says at the end of every question.
 

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okay, so i will use
* Dave (a movie);
* "A time for choosing" (a speech);
whats the third thing i should use? a song? an article? and where will i find an article... or as someone mentioned, a cartoon...

......and dont say the newspaper... cause i know thats where you'd find one.. but i want a good one.. so maybe you people could scan me a copy of ur article?
 

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If you have those 2 related texts, that is enough. Don't forget you have to also include your prescribed text. Doing 3 related texts in a 40 minute essay is a bad idea.
 

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Originally posted by Dario
Doing 3 related texts in a 40 minute essay is a bad idea.
having 3 non-related modules in a 2 hour exam is also a bad idea

:mad: @ BoS (the other one)
 

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hey has anyone considered using "Yes Minisiter" or "Yes Prime Minister".....it's not that hard....a bit boring that's all...
 

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and my teacher has said that it may not be so good to use texts that are on the HSC list...cos it shows the examiners that you're choices are limited....and always have at least 4 texts handy....
 

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