Essays Tagged: "Melina Marchetta"

How have the texts you have studied this year effectively shaped your understanding of the meaning of ?change?? Includes "The Door" by Miroslav Holub and others...

tic techniques to convey meaning and effectively shape this impression about ?change?.The set text, Melina Marchetta?s Looking for Alibrandi focuses on the views of the main character Josephine Alibra ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How have the texts you have studied this year effectively shaped your understanding of the meaning of ?change??

tic techniques to convey meaning and effectively shape this impression about ?change?.The set text, Melina Marchetta?s Looking for Alibrandi focuses on the views of the main character Josephine Alibra ...

(7 pages) 88 2 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

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

At the start of "Looking for Alibrandi", by Melina Marchetta we are introduced to a seventeen year old girl by the name of Josephine "Josie" Ali ...

(6 pages) 27813 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Looking For Alibrandi - How cultural assumptions affect adolescents (oral text)

pecifically at instances where this appears to adolescent friends, both in and outside of school.In Melina Marchetta's novel 'Looking for Alibrandi', this happens on several occasions.The main charact ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Review of the text 'The Other Madonna' by Scot Gardner

irst glance, the reader may be reminded of another teenage fiction book, 'Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta, as they both have similar content, a stroy of a seventeen year old girl, going thr ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchette

The novel, Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta, focuses on a 17 year old teenager who has an Italian background called Josephine A ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Looking for Alibrandi- Melina Marchetta

hich mostly deals with the concept of emotional change. Through a number of characters, the author, Melina Marchetta demonstrates clearly the concept of change and changing perspective. A variety of e ... comes to realise that she is only human, and in many ways, as a young woman was similar to herself.Melina Marchetta helps to shape our view on the concept of change and changing perspective through a ...

(4 pages) 53 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta (novel)

TEXT 2 - 'Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta (novel)Melina Marchetta's novel 'Looking for Alibrandi' is about a teenage girl Jos ... ural identity is coupled with her struggle as a poor student.In 'Looking for Alibrandi' the author, Melina Marchetta helps to shape our understanding of change by demonstrating how it can be gradual, ... novel allows the reader to see Josie's emotions and also the causes for her changing perspectives. Melina has used a standard format by beginning the novel when Josie is at the start of the school ye ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

Josephine Alibrandi is one of the main characters in award winning novel Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta. A teenage girl, preparing to complete her HSC at St. Martha's, is confronted by he ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Perspective

seen through the character Josephine Alibrandi in the novel Looking for Alibrandi which composed by Melina Marchetta and the girl called Hannah Robert in the short story Sky-high It also can be seen t ... ric of the song Father and son composed by Cat Stevens.The novel, Looking for Alibrandi composed by Melina Marchetta is a very good example of different perspectives and how they are shaped. The main ...

(7 pages) 61 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

In Melina Marchetta's novel, "Looking for Alibrandi", the theme of identity is a process of discovery a ... ne expected of him until he met Josie. She helps him to reopen the door to his journey of identity. Melina Marchetta has provided a text with the identity issues that many face and she has provided he ... all she does to mama when they're together is nag her about the way she's bringing me up," (pg 34). Melina Marchetta foreshadows a hint of secrecy and betrayal in Nonna Katia's past with "I understand ...

(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

wo sources (a book and a movie) relating to change. The novel I chose is 'Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta. And the movie is "Remember the Titans" starring Denzel Washington.'Looking for Ali ...

(2 pages) 20 0 1.0 Aug/2006

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

What insights have you gained about change from "Saving Francasca" using reference also to Robert Grey's "North Coast Town"

Title: Saving FrancescaDate: 2003Author: Melina MarchettaPublisher: Penguin Books AustraliaThe novel "Saving Francesca" by Melina Marchetta t ... t hand that change is an inevitable part of the maturing process.In conclusion, Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta reveals four important concepts about change. Firstly, it reveals the true nature o ...

(7 pages) 17 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"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. Throug ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Saving Francesca" by Melina Marchetta

"Saving Francesca" was written by Melina Marchetta, who also wrote the famous novel, Looking For Alibrandi. In this book, the story ge ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

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

In "Looking for Alibrandi" the author, Melina Marchetta demonstrates the concept of cultural background, through not only the main characte ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Concept of Change ... and Changing Perspectives

wing texts will be assessed the core text in the area of study "Looking for Alibrandi" the novel by Melina Marchetta, the supplementary text "At Seventeen" by Janis Ian and the text from the prescribe ... many aspects of life, positive examples of change are evident in the novel Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta. Looking for Alibrandi is modeled on Melina Marchetta's own life experiences. It is ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Melina Marchetta's "Saving Francesca"

In Melina Marchetta’s novel, "Saving Francesca", the protagonist, Francesca Spinnelli, is a girl w ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Change isn't always easy." Discuss the impact of Change in the texts you have studied.

film “Billy Elliot” directed by Steven Daldry, the novel “Saving Francesca” by Melina Marchetta and the poem “Out, out” by Robert Frost, presents us with the view that & ... er that she once asked herself about Mia “who are you” because she hid so much of herself.Melina Marchetta cleverly uses the first person and present tense to convey Francesca thoughts and f ...

(7 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

'Looking for Alibrandi' essay. Theme: Family

apes the people we are and the choices we make in our lives. In the text 'Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta, Josephine Alibrandi is seeking to be free from the world and its misunderstood soc ...

(5 pages) 42 2 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies