The 3 colours white, black and red are predominant theme throughout the book The Book Thief, there are 3 main stages for each of the colours, white is represented more in the beginning of the book showing liesel’s innocence, black represents secrets and hiding in the middle of the book and finally red represents power […]

Personally, I like a chocolate-colored sky. Dark, dark chocolate. People say it suits me. I do, however, try to enjoy every color I see—the whole spectrum. A billion or so flavors, none of them quite the same, and a sky to slowly suck on. It takes the edge off the stress. It helps me relax. […]

Exposure, merciless iced east winds that knife us, silence, mad gusts, rain soaks, clouds sag stormy, shivering, less deadly than the air that shudders black with snow, sidelong flowing flakes that flock, pale flakes with fingering stealth reach before our faces, snow-dazed, Tonight, this frost will fasten on this mud and us, Shrivelling many hands, and […]

What has been included? candles – “What candles may be held to speed them all?”. The word candles had been used because it represents hope and prayers. Candles are used as a way to appreciate the dead but also represent hope in the dark. It conveys that candles are being lit in the soldier’s names […]

Images “knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through the sludge,” presents an image of tormented men, marching through thick mud, legs barely able to hold themselves up and lungs on the brink giving up. “Knock-kneed” presents an image of unstable tired legs typically said about an injured or disabled people, meaning the author wanted us […]

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair.” (Act I, Scene I) “When the battle’s lost and won.” (Act I, Scene I) “If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me.” (Act I, Scene III) “Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.” (Act I, Scene V) “Look like the […]

act 1 scene 5 language features: alliteration – “And take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances” , metaphors – “It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness”, adjectives – “Come, thick night, And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, That my keen knife see not […]

Percy Shelley’s “Ozymandias” I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert… near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet […]

Lord of the Flies Symbolism How is it described / introduced into the text How is it ‘used’ Find quotes where it is mentioned What ideas does it convey Examples Conch piggies glasses fire / smoke island beast / parachutist pig head + flies