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Antwan23q

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Anyone doing it and got any notes they would like to post up?
 

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yeah im doing it. its crap hey. lol. theres probly some notes in the resources section. Its hard to write something, coz you dont know what they're going to ask you!! grr.
 

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me also
maybe we cn all help eachother out or somefing
jst a thought
 

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Symbolism

SHOEHORN
- most important symbolic object/ significance develops throughout the play
- represent different things to both Sheila and Bridie
- symbol of sacrifices characters made to save each others lives
- present from Bridie's father (represent attachment to home/family)
- Used humorously by Bridie to keep Sheila above in the water as she its her on the head to stop her from drowning (therefore represents the beginning of their bond/mateship. At one level antagonism the other realisation of survival
- represent part of a lie that stops the truth (of Sheila) from coming out, keeps them apart ( used to cover how she got the medicine to save Bridie
- used to keep time in orchestra (metronome)
- allows to maintain humanity/ lifts their spirits “fifty voices and a shoehorn set us free”
- helped burry the dead
- to Bridie (good luck omen)
- to Sheila (symbol of fear, pain and deregulation
- eventually returned to owner – means of reconciliation “the war is over for us”
 

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shellybelly087 said:
yeah im doing it. its crap hey. lol. theres probly some notes in the resources section. Its hard to write something, coz you dont know what they're going to ask you!! grr.

hey
the question we got last year in our paper was

"On the basis of the distinctive features of your prescribed text, argue for its inclusion in the "top drama" list"

all we had to do was argue why it should be included in the introduction and conclusion. the main body of the essay was based on the "distinctive features" ie. the techniques. wat ever the question is it will in sum way ask u talk about the dramatic techniques used in the play.

so make sure u know the play and techniques and are able to back them up with examples and quotes.
 

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I am doing a creative and I can't think of what to dicuss in the letter can anyone please help?

'imagine you are Sheila. Write a letter to Bridie after returning home to perth in which you reflect on the events in Melbourne during the taping of the documentary.'

Thanks
 

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I am doing a creative on The Shoe Horn Sonata and have no idea what to write if anyone can help please do.

'imagine you are Sheila. Write a letter to Bridie after returning home to perth in which you reflect on the events in Melbourne during the taping of the documentary.'

Thanks:confused:
 

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Seriously need help!

What are the main themes and what techniques are used to present them?

Thanx
 

d_griffo

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hey i did shoe-horn sonata last year

here is a document

this should help with you all ur problems has everythin

*themes
*Dramatic Form and Theatrical Structure
*Characters

if u cant get anythin from that i cant help u much more
 

AznPrsuazn

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I dislike shoe-horn very much, to put it mildly.lol
for notes jus go to resources and yeh...
i got lots, and class notes.
anyway how did u guys go wif paper1lol
or u rather not mention it lolhehe
 

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:mad1: Shore horn die!

Im doing a speech 4 half yearlys and dont understand...
Its stupid imagine ur a meber of the hsc committee...
anyone knowing waht im talking about? Can you help me anyone?
 

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hey could someone help make a thesis for the play, need some help for assessment coming up.
I need to state my interpretation of the play. Which i believe is to acknowledge the suffering of the women in war.

thanks in advanced
 

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