Context: Imaginative pieces

Context: Imaginative pieces

For many students, writing context pieces can be slightly daunting. For some, it is about unleashing the writer within as the boundaries and thematic constraints that exist in Text Response are lifted. For others, it can be an opportunity to discover new writing styles, branching out from the generic T-E-E-L structure. Formats of imaginative context pieces include: Short narratives, a personal diary entry chronicling the character’s thoughts, epilogues, scripts, and monologues. Writing a context piece in an imaginative style allows you to draw from your own morals, views and feelings. You can weave in personal anecdotes, experiences, and metaphorical language. Which gives

Context vs. Text Response essays: How & what to write for Context

Context vs. Text Response essays: How & what to write for Context

Context Many students get hung up on the idea of what a context essay actually is and how it differentiates from a normal text response essay. Simply put, a text response essay analyses the TEXT using IDEAS as a support basis while a context essay analyses IDEAS using the TEXT as a supporting basis. The crucial difference between a context essay and a text response essay is creative license. Text response essays are often very systematic; using a step-by-step method to structure the introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion. When writing a context, many of these limitations are removed. A context

Encountering Conflict External Resources

Encountering Conflict External Resources

It is important to further your understanding of ‘Encountering Conflict’ with examples apart from the texts your school has chosen. Additional reading will enable you to develop a greater knowledge base, meaning you’ll possess a wider (and more creative) perspective for essay prompts. Area of Study 2, or ‘Writing in Context’ encourages students to use multiple resources in writing. This means you can use examples of encountering conflict from news, history, literature, personal experiences etc. There are no limits to what examples you can use in your Context essay. Below are some ideas to get you thinking about conflict outside

Encountering Conflict Prompts

Encountering Conflict Prompts

The nature of conflict Conflict will always repeat itself. Conflict is about justice and wrongdoing. Only one voice will stand out during conflict. The nature of conflict is deeply embedded in humans. Conflict is never fair. The way in which a person encounters conflict determines the outcome. We can never avoid conflict, we have to face it one way or another. In times of conflict, no one is completely innocent. The strength of someone is shown in times of conflict. Conflict is always multifaceted. In times of conflict, a group’s actions speak louder than just one person’s voice. Conflict is

Encountering Conflict: Introduction

Encountering Conflict: Introduction

What is Encountering Conflict? Conflict is omnipresent for every individual regardless of time and place. It is a fundamental part of human existence, leading back to the earliest forms of conflict where our human ancestors competed with other species for survival tools such as food and shelter. Nowadays, conflict has developed into multitudinous forms – from merely debating what to have for lunch to global issues such as climate change. Without conflict, our experiences in life would undoubtedly be less dynamic and vibrant. Conflict is an essential factor to shaping our identity. Our relationship with conflict defines who we are

Imaginative Landscape External Resources

Imaginative Landscape External Resources

It is important to further your understanding of Imaginative Landscape with examples apart from the texts your school has chosen. Additional reading will enable you to develop a greater knowledge base, meaning you’ll possess a wider (and more creative) perspective for essay prompts. Area of Study 2, or Writing in Context encourages students to use multiple resources in writing. This means you can use examples of Imaginative Landscape from news, history, literature, personal experiences etc. There are no limits to what examples you can use in your Context essay. Below are some ideas to get you thinking about Imaginative Landscape examples outside VCE texts: Australian media Indigenous Australians

Imaginative Landscape Prompts

Imaginative Landscape Prompts

Perception We can never understand another’s perception of a landscape until we experience it ourselves. Two people can never experience a landscape in exactly the same way. We can only be truly objective when viewing landscape from a distance. To understand someone is to understand where they come from. Our subjectivity is what limits us from experiencing the external world to the fullest. Our perception of the landscape is constantly changing. Memories Memories distort our view of the external world. Memories are designed to suppress the hostility of natural landscapes. Our memories help us make connections with new landscapes. Our