Essays Tagged: "Kahu"

Whale Rider - Why is the story told through Rawiri's point of view? How would the story be different if told through Kahu's point of view?

we follow Rawiri as he goes through his life watching the growth, incidents and magic of his niece Kahu. Kahu is destined to be the next chief of the Maori in Whangara, New Zealand, a tribe that has ... ori in Whangara, New Zealand, a tribe that has descended from the legendary "whale rider." However, Kahu is, as Nanny Flowers says, "Hungry for [her grandfather's] love," (Ihimaera 34) and struggles t ...

(2 pages) 27 1 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Whale Rider" by Witi Ihimaera.

ong means that their leader is turning his thoughts to the dangerous islands to the south-west.When Kahu was born, her great-grandfather Koro Apirana was disappointed because he had wanted his first g ... disappointed because he had wanted his first great-grandchild to be a boy. The rest of the family, Kahu's great-grandmother Nanny Flowers and her uncles didn't care that she was a girl and they loved ...

(19 pages) 98 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature