Essays Tagged: "Josie"

Changing Perspective on Looking For Alibrandi.

s throughout life. This can be seen in the core text "Looking for Alibrandi" through the characters Josie and Jacob. This isn't shown by John, as he doesn't change his perspective. The related materia ... ted material "Dead Poets Society" and "the Door" also shows the change and no change of perspective.Josie in Looking for Alibrandi changes her perspective of her Father, Nonna and culture. Josie didn' ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss: Far from bring a book only about girls, Looking for Alibrandy is relevant for all adolescents, regardless of gender.

raised in the novel 'Looking for Alibrandy' are relevant for all adolescents, regardless of gender. Josie, John and Jacob are all in their final year of school and each of them experiences the highs a ... ws most adolescents go through. However, because we view the action through the eyes of 17-year-old Josie the book may be more easily identifiable for girls than boys.The search for identity is one of ...

(2 pages) 16 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Looking For Alibrandi - realtionship with John

One of the most significant relationships in the novel is between Josie Alibrandi and John Barton. The relationship changes in various ways at different stages. It's ... . The relationship changes in various ways at different stages. It's through this relationship that Josie learns much more about what is important in life and learns to accept her identity.Initially t ... is important in life and learns to accept her identity.Initially they were the best of friends, but Josie wanted to be with John Barton because she thought he was the best man she would ever meet. She ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Looking for alibrandi

ose friend commits suicide, family secrets come out, she forms a relationship with Jacob Coote plus Josie has to figure out her own identity.Josie attends St Martha's, a wealthy catholic school in Syd ... rtha's, a wealthy catholic school in Sydney's Eastern suburbs on an academic scholarship. At school Josie feels like she is the odd one out, being ethnic, plus all the other students come from wealthy ...

(5 pages) 72 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Character Analysis of Josephine Alibrandi, From "Looking for Alibrandi" by Melina Marchetta

andi", by Melina Marchetta we are introduced to a seventeen year old girl by the name of Josephine "Josie" Alibrandi, who is in her last year of high school. By the end of the book it is made obvious ... an Australian and not as an Italian and not as an in-between. I'll run to be emancipated." (pg40). Josie also wants to be free to make her own decisions, and she doesn't want to care about what other ...

(6 pages) 27819 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Young Marriage Now a Days

'm terribly upset I missed you at Annie's barbeque last summer. I heard Mary Clare, Lizzy, and even Josie were there. Its frightening to think we haven't all seen each other since high school, all of ...

(1 pages) 48 2 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Explore the meaning of mental health problems as it affects clients and significant others in their lives

in biologic psychiatry.In this narrative the client's name shall be altered and be referred to as 'Josie' in accordance with the confidentiality clause in the code of professional conduct "to protect ... nformation concerning clients obtained in the course of professional practice" (UKCC 1992 - now NMC)Josie is a 22-year-old female of South Pacific decent with a psychiatric history of schizoaffective ...

(14 pages) 418 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta (novel)

alian community in Sydney. Her grandmother settled in Australia with a man she was forced to marry. Josie lives in the inner-city suburb of Glebe with her single mother, their small house is a source ... ity suburb of Glebe with her single mother, their small house is a source of embarrassment for her. Josie is on a journey of discovery throughout the novel, this journey reveals much about herself and ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Coming of Age/Getting my Diploma

d at my mothers shirt as a child does when they are shy and trying to hide. My mother looked at me,"Josie, are you alright?" I nodded my head and replied, "Yes, I am fine."That is what I told her even ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Monologue: Michael Andretti

tened by Carly's father for hitting his daughter over the head with a book! Adolescence... my young Josie is on a roller coaster of emotions, if you know what I mean. This is probably due to her famil ... cating again because now I know a lot more of what her problems are like. For example, John Barton; Josie speaks of how he is always troubled... how he struggles to be like his father in their high so ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Josie learns about herself through the people in her life. Explain what she learns and from whom.

In the novel, Looking for Alibrandi, Josie learn deeper inner truths rather than academic facts. She gained a great deal of knowledge fro ... ge from significant people including Nonna Katia, Michael, John and Jacob. By the end of the novel, Josie turned out to be more accepting and empathetic of the people around her, responsible and self- ... to be more accepting and empathetic of the people around her, responsible and self-aware.At first, Josie was a very emotionally distraught teenage girl. She was bothered about her Italian background ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Looking for Alibrandi by Brian Cassewell, This is a reveiw and reflection on each chapter of the book.

nd her grandmother who always tries to control her life. At the end of the chapter we find out that Josie's father has turned up at Sydney. Michael Andretti is his name and he is a barrister who has l ... ool life. Also I some relatives who live in Glebe so this can relate to me.CHAPTER 2In this chapter Josie is convinced by her friends to get a ride with Sera's boyfriend (Angelo Pezzini) to the Annual ...

(3 pages) 93 2 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Looking For Alibrandi directed by kate woods- comparison of the 2 tomato day scenes

ves come together for a celebration. It symbolises the closeness and warmth of the Italian culture. Josie complains about her life to the audience. She says, "I find this embarrassing... it's like the ... ience about her life. She also mentions, "We're cursed."In the end, also set in another tomato day, Josie's completely different attitude is captured. She is no longer ashamed of her Italian backgroun ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"The Day It Happened" by Rosario Morales . The teacher told us to write a short summary about the story and compare it to the world or our lives in some way

old. Basically half way through washing her hair, nosy Maria sucks in air very loudly when she sees Josie leaving the house at 5 o'clock just before her husband Ramon gets home. The only reason that t ... arrator knew any of this was because their neighbor Olga rang the bell and knocked on the door when Josie was leaving to tell the narrators mother about all of this. Some kid named Mikey had been the ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI: by Melina Marchetta: Josephine is a realistic heroine because she has as many flaws as virtues. Discuss.

her father, who she has never seen before, and had moved to Adelaide upon learning that Christina, Josie's mother, was pregnant. The arrival of her father, at her grandmother's home in Sydney, change ... at her grandmother's home in Sydney, changes a lot of things in her family, but not all for the bad.Josie and her mother Christina, have a strong, trustworthy relationship. They are capable of sharing ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The theme of identity is a process of discovery along a journey. To what extent is this statement true to Looking for Alibrandi?

s in her life, many of which include Jacob Coote, John Barton and Katia Alibrandi. Katia Alibrandi, Josie's grandmother, (nonna) has experienced a lot in her time but still needs Josie's help to let g ... help to let go of her past. Jacob Coote went along with what everyone expected of him until he met Josie. She helps him to reopen the door to his journey of identity. Melina Marchetta has provided a ...

(6 pages) 45 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

How did the texts you studied help shape your definition of change

Alibrandi' is a book written in the perspective of a seventeen year old girl, Josephine Alibrandi. Josie is in her final year of school and she has to deal with her mum and grandma, HSC, love, meetin ... and grandma, HSC, love, meeting her father for the first time and losing a friend. The novel shows Josie's change of perspective towards everything in her life and how it came about. All the struggle ...

(2 pages) 20 0 1.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Looking For Alibrandi": Changes in the Character of Josephine

In the novel "Looking for Alibrandi" by Melina Marchetta, the main character Josie undergoes numerous changes by the end of the text. Throughout the year that the book covers, m ... ges by the end of the text. Throughout the year that the book covers, many events occur that change Josie's personality and attitude towards the world. She matures from being a very stubborn and hot-t ... g rash and impulsive decisions. An example of this is after Carly Bishop calls Josephine a bastard, Josie hits Carly in the face with a book. Josephine acts without thinking of the possible consequenc ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Broken Hearts" by R.L. Stine

takes place in Shadyside during the present time. The main characters are a sixteen-year old girl, Josie McClain, Erica McClain, a house-girl, Rachael McClain, a mentally disabled girl, which R.L. St ... which she swept straight back over her shoulders, letting it flow down to her waist" Mrs. McClain, Josie, Erica, and Rachael's mother, Mr. McClain, Josie, Erica, and Rachael's father, Melissa Davis, ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.7 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Looking For Alibrandi" written by Melina Marchetta: Why does Josie want to escape her Italian background?

al background, through not only the main character, Josephine, but through her whole family as well.Josie has to come to terms with her Italian heritage, but wants to escape from it, and her cultural ... rassment to her. On example of this is tomato day, or as she likes to call it "National Wog Day".As Josie goes through schooling, and as she finishes her studies in year 12, she is considered by her f ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing