Mar 4, 2013 - Communication    No Comments

Images for Camera Angles

Mid shot

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Feb 14, 2013 - Communication    No Comments

Engale cross road

Mister beckenbauer was walking home one night, he had a few at the old round house and was very drunk. He was walking home, or at least trying to, he eventually came to Engale cross road where he saw a strange figure. The strange figure looked as if he waved so mister Beckenbauer waved back. The strange figure seemed as if it was getting closer to mister beckenbauer just stayed still, he was in a state of shock and he couldn’t move. It seemed like someone was holding him and every time he moved the grip got tighter. The strange figure was getting closer and mr beckenbauer was now frightened he screamed but no one heard. Mister beckenbauer passed out, and the Next day he woke up in a hospital bed with loads of pipes coming out of him. He stared at the ceiling for about five minuets, and that was the last thing mister beckenbauer saw.

Detective sherman was the last man to see mister beckenbauer alive, as with all of his cases he took it to the heart, he cried at his bedside until a doctor came in. Detective sherman stood up took a tissue out of his pocket and dried his eyes. He said “so, whats the deal doc” in a croaky voice. “Stabbed” the doctor said, “always, always a stabbing” “shame apparently he was here on a holiday from berlin, just trying to have fun” detective Sherman looked at mr beckenbauer lifeless body, “well now I have to inform his family.” “Oh detective, I have something else to show you” “go ahead” “well as you know there have been severale cases now and as you also know they’ve all been on engage road” “your point” now detective Sherman had a confused look on his face. “There’s something else, all of the bodies I have examined have the same scar, it looks like a cross and its always on the back of there necks, at first I over looked it maybe just a coincidence, maybe this could be a lead.” Detective shermans face stayed still he was silent andshowed no emotion ” I’ll be off then” said the doctor, detective Sherman said nothing. When the doctor left detective Sherman went to mr beckenbuaers body and lifted his head, he was cold, he checked behind his neck and just like the doctor said a scar shaped like a cross.

Detective sherman and face dropped, after about a Minuit or so a thought came into his head. By what he has gone of and all the clues that have been given to this murder case there’s always something different not the way that they were killed but the nationality of the victims. There have been black, Asian, and Eastern European people being killed by this strange figure. So detective Sherman grabbed his coat and headed to engale cross road. It was raining, he pulled of his car and got out. He looks around the road was silent, he took a second look and then he saw a strange figure. The figure just stood there, detective Sherman tried to walk to it but it kept getting further. The rain was really heavy now and you could barley see where you were going detective Sherman lost sight of the figure. He stopped and put his head down and looked at the floor. When he put his head back up he could not move. A tight grip got hold of him and now several strange figures were surrounding him. In unison they all said “why are you here detective” the detective replied “to stop you” “well detective you have failed” “no you may have stopped me but everyone will fight against young matter what” then figures said “let them come there fait will be the same as yours.” “You only kill people from other country’s why” “they are a waste of space” “I’m sure they bleed the same blood as you” ” no not any more” “what” “they may have once but I have taken over” “this doesn’t make sense” said detective Sherman. “We are not people any more” “but you kill people” “we don’t consider them people” “you say them as they aren’t people just remember you we’re people and what you have done can never be forgiven.” “We cannot be stopped” “people will fight back and eventually you will fall” never” “just remember now, that you have not been taken over by a unknown force now you murdering someone from this country” detective Sherman blacked out.

He awoke in a hospital bed with tubes sticking in him, he stared at the ceiling for about 5 minuets. By his bedside was a young police officer, crying, Sherman looked at him he said “engale cross road, stop then” then he flat lined. The police man stood up dried his face got his coat and headed out.

Jan 18, 2013 - Communication    No Comments

How does animal farm relate to the cold war and what events in animal farm has happened in the cold war

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Animal Farm – Comparison of characters to the Russian Revolution

by Joe E. Moncur

Animal Farm

Comparison of characters to Russian Revolution

Animal Farm

Russian Revolution

Mr. Jones
irresponsible to his animals (lets them starve)
sometimes cruel – beats them with whip
sometimes kind – mixes milk in animal mash
Czar Nicholas II
a poor leader at best, compared to western kings
cruel – sometimes brutal with opponents
Sometimes kind – hired students as spies to make $
Old Major
taught Animalism
workers do the work, rich keep the $, animals revolt
dies before revolution
Karl Marx
invented Communism
“workers of the world unite”, take over gov’t
dies before Russian Revolution
Animalism
no owners, no rich, but no poor
workers get a better life, all animals equal
everyone owns the farm
Communism
same
all people equal
gov’t owns everything, people own gov’t
Snowball
young, smart, good speaker, idealistic
really wants to make life better for all
one of leaders of revolution
chased away into exile by Napoleon’s dogs
Leon Trotsky
other leader of “October Revolution”
pure communist, followed Marx
wanted to improve life for all in Russia
chased away by Lenin’s KGB (Lenin’s secret police)
Napoleon
not a good speaker, not as clever like Snowball
cruel, brutal, selfish, devious, corrupt
his ambition is for power, killed opponents
used dogs, moses, and Squealor to control animals
Joseph Stalin
not a good speaker, not educated like Trotsky
same as Napoleon, didn’t follow Marx’s ideas
cared for power, killed all that opposed him
used KGB, allowed church, and propagandized
Squealer
big mouth, talks a lot
convinces animals to believe and follow Napoleon
Changes and manipulates the commandments
Propaganda department of Lenin’s government
worked for Stalin to support his image
used any lie to convince the people to follow Stalin
benefited from the fact that education was controlled
The Dogs
a private army that used fear to force animals to work
killed or intimidated any opponent of Napoleon
another part of Napoleon’s strategy to control animals
KGB – Secret Police
not really police, but forced support for Stalin
used force, often killed entire families for disobedience
totally loyal, part of Lenin’s power, even over army
Moses the Raven
tells animals about SugarCandy mountain – Heaven
animals can go there if they work hard
Snowball and Major were against him
they though Heaven was a lie to make animals work
Napoleon let him stay because he taught animals to
work and not complain
Religion
Marx said “Opiate of the people” a lie
used to make people not complain and do their work
Religion was tolerared because people would work
Stalin knew religion would stop violent revolutions
Mollie
was vain – loved her beauty and self
didn’t think about the animal farm
went with anyone who gave her what she wanted
Vain, selfish people in Russia and world
some people didn’t care about revolution
only though about themselves
went to other countries that offered more for them
Boxer
strong, hard working horse, believes in Animal Farm
“Napoleon is always right”, “I must work harder”
gives his all, is betrayed by Napoleon, who sells him
Dedicated, but tricked communist supporters
people believed Stalin because he was “Communist”
many stayed loyal after it was obvious Stalin a tyrant
betrayed by Stalin who ignored and killed them
Benjamin
old, wise donkey who is suspicious of revolution
thinks “nothing ever changes”, is right
his suspicions are true, about Boxer and sign changes
Skeptical people in Russia and outside Russia
weren’t sure revolution would change anything
realized that a crazy leader can call himself communist
knew that communism wouldn’t work with power
hungry leaders
Overall details about revolution
it was supposed to make life better for all
life was worse at the end
The leaders became the same as, or worse than,
the other farmers (humans) they rebelled against
Overall details of Russian Revolution
supposed to fix problems from Czar
life was even worse long after revolution
Stalin made Czar look like a nice guy

Dec 11, 2012 - Communication    1 Comment

How does Shakespeare explore the concept of fate in Romeo and Juliet

Fate, in the play Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare uses this style a lt, through out the play there are loads of hints and speeches about fate and what is going to happen later on in the play. There are certain methods he uses to to incorporate fate into his writing, the way he made characters speak in the play helps a lot because one of his main methods for using fate are metaphors.

In the play Shakespeare uses metaphors consistently, he would construct a sentence using words that have different meanings to what he wrote, that is what a metaphor is. For example a in speech said by mercutio a chraracter in the play goes on to say “Begot of nothing but vain fantasy,Which is as thin of substance as the air” ., this means that in romeos head is in the clouds probably saying he is nieve , saying that fantasy is as thin as air is basically saying that you shouldn’t trust your fantasy and stay I the real world because you won’t do no good up there in your own little world. In this paragraph mercutio is trying to talk sense Into Romeo and trying to snap out of it. But Shakespeare also uses a lot of metaphors to relate to fate. Early in the play Romeo says a very famous speech, this speech is packed with metaphors but there is one line in this speech that I would like to pick up on “some yet consequence hanging in the stars” . This means that Romeos fate is not in his own hands, and that there is nothing he can do to stop it. But in this case Romeo does not know if his fate is bad or if it is good. This metaphor is also a reference, a reference to God.

” Some consequence left hanging in the stars” like I said before this means Romeo has no control of his fate. So if Romeo has no control who does, well another thing that Shakespeare likes to use in his writing are references. In the play Romeo and Juliet he especially uses references to religion, because many people were very religious back then it was very believable to use this type reference. When Romeo says left hanging in the stars he is referring to God, of course you know this because there is no one that he could be referring to. There are a lot of examples of  this in the play but the most that stands out is ” but he hath the steerage of my corse direct my sailor lusty gentleman” this is a very good example of references to God because it is his Life he is actually talking to him saying direct my sail oh lusty gentlemen. In this quote Romeo says that his life is like a ship and that God is controlling it and for him to hurry up and just give him his destiny. I find it very interesting how Shakespeare lets his characters basically know what is going to happen to them. But at the very start of the whole show not the play the words of the chorus tell you what is going to happen and he delivers the climax before the play even starts

“Two households, both alike in dignity in fair Verona where we lay our scene from ancient grudge break to new mutiny where civil blood makes civil hands unclean from forth the fatal loins of these two foes a pair of star crossed lovers take their life whose misadventur’d piteous overthrows doth with their death bury their parents strife the fearful passage of their death mark’d love and the continuance of their parents rage which  but their children’s end nought could remove is now the two hours traffic of our stage the which if you with patient ears attend what here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend” these are the words said by the chorus at the start of the show, he said this in the prologue. Shakespeare gives many hints through out but in the prologue he actually tells you what happens and delivers the climax. this is interesting and another style of writing shakespeare uses. The chorus isn’t a character in the play and unlike the characters he does not hint about future he just says what is going to happen and Shakespeare uses this for the audience to I watch it to the end and find out how they manage to kill themselves how they fall in love and why the families hate eachother. This works because in the speech by the chorus you could say he leaves a lot of questions unanswered. But in the play fate works in a lot of ways, it’s not just the characters talking about there fate another thing that happens through out the play are co-incidences.

In the play Romeo and Juliet co-incidences happen many times and like said before its controlled by God. The co-incidences that happen are unusual because when they happen it leads to a series of what you could call bad events. Like for instince when the invitations for the capulet party were getting given out by the serviceman it just so happens that he could not read and when he asked someone if they could read it, it was Romeo who he came across. Romero read it and saw the guests list and Rosiline was on it, Rosiline was a girl that Romeo thought he was in love with but could not be with because she had chose to be celibate, and when his friends saw this they said that he should go and see her. Romeo did go to the party but did not see Rosiline but instead he fell in love with Juliet and Juliet fell in love with Romeo. In a matter of days they found out they could not be together so they ended up committing a double suicide. It was by co-incidence that the service man could not read and the man that could read it was Romeo. Fate works in very strange ways in the play Romeo and Juliet but it looks like the main way Shakespeare does explore fate in the play is a mixture of methods some more out there than others .

How does Shakespeare explore the concept of fate in Romeo and Juliet? Well he uses many  methods some of the best are all of the above. But the way I think he explores it is by set fate like by using a deity. I think in religion is the main way he explores fate this is because all of the other methods he uses are somewhat linked to his method of using religion to explore fate. Also I think Shakespeare is very smart in how he keeps you interested. First he tells you what’s going to happen but not how it happens by using dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is when the audience knows something in the play that the characters do not know. He uses this consistently when the characters speak for example the words said by the chorus tells you that there going to die so the audience knows something but not the hole story. So I conclude this essay on how I think Shakespeare explores the concept of fate, he uses a mixture and a good mixture of dramatic irony and references to religion to make the concept of fate in the play Romeo and Juliet.

Nov 29, 2012 - Communication    No Comments

Essay plan for Romeo and Juliet

In the first paragraph of my essay will talk about metaphors used by Shakespeare  in the play.The second paragraph will be about the coincidences in the play and how they happen and how they relate to fate.The third will be about Shakespeare references to realigion and the fourth from the words said by the corus

Nov 27, 2012 - Communication    1 Comment

Interpratations lecture plan

Some of the interpretations include

swords to guns

verona city to mexico city

tybalts death from sword fight  to car crash

 

me and samy will look into more detail in the subjects and create a script that include all the information about why we think they changed it and maybe say thing that they could change and some things that they shouldn’t have changed and maybe modifie some interpratations In the film.

 

Nov 26, 2012 - Communication    1 Comment

I need to select one question and answer it

Write a response of 800-1000 words

Make exstensive reference to the texts, Shakespeare time and use detailed eexamples

my chosen question  is how Shakespeare explore the concept of Fate in Romeo and Juliet

 

Nov 22, 2012 - Communication    No Comments

Metaphor by Shakespeare in Romeo and Juliet

In Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare uses a lot of metaphors in his work, he uses a lot of words that you wouldn’t use that have different meanings.In a speech by mercutio he goes on to say “Begot of nothing but vain fantasy,
Which is as thin of substance as the air” ., this means that his head is in the clouds probably saying he is nieve , saying that fantasy is as thin as air is basically saying that you shouldn’t trust your fantasy and stay I the real world because thou won’t do no good up there in your own little world. In this paragraph mercutio is trying to talk sense Into Romeo and trying to snap out of it.

 

 


Nov 22, 2012 - Communication    No Comments

Metaphor in Romeo and Juliet

Your task is to identify the metaphor present in the following excerpt and then write a paragraph that explains the metaphor and its effect on the meaning of the passage it is embedded in.

MERCUTIO

True, I talk of dreams,
Which are the children of an idle brain,
Begot of nothing but vain fantasy,
Which is as thin of substance as the air
And more inconstant than the wind, who wooes
Even now the frozen bosom of the north,
And, being anger’d, puffs away from thence,
Turning his face to the dew-dropping south.

Feel free to watch the presentation again from this lesson to remind you of how to approach a passage that contains a metaphor:

 

Year 9 English – Shakespearian Language from Edutronic.net on Vimeo.

Nov 19, 2012 - Communication    3 Comments

What I will be doing

Romeo and Juliet project

 

I will be doing a analytic  essay which will either be a question on fate or interpretations in the play and film

I will also recreate a scene from the play and modernise the language

I will also give a lecture to the class on a chosen subject for about 6-7 minutes also i will get someone to film it and use that for my created piece

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