Advanced Modules and Electives (2009-2012) 3rd Edition

Author: Barbara Stanners, Publisher: Phoenix

Resource book for HSC English 2009 - 2014 by Barbara Stanners

This photocopiable resource book provides an integrated study of language and text. It includes a selection of HSC texts prescribed for 2009 - 2014, as well as suitable related texts. These include range of text types drawn from prose fiction, drama,non-fiction, film, cartoons and multi-media. They are examined with a focus on the way composers can manipulate language and stylistic techniques to shape meaning, perceptions and understanding.

Textual content, purpose and register are explored in order to help students analyse, question, interpret and articulate their understanding of the relationship between composer and responder.

Contents of Advanced Modules and Electives 2009 HSC English

Module A ~ A Comparative Study of Texts and Context

Prescribed texts

  • Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice
  • Fay Weldon, Letters to Alice on first Reading Jane Austen
  • Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
  • Ridley Scott, Bladerunner (Director’s Cut)
  • John Donne
  • W;t by Margaret Edson

Module B  ~ Critical Study of Text

Prescribed texts

  • Shakespeare, Hamlet
  • Tim Winton, Cloudstreet
  • Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
  • Orson Wells, Citizen Kane
  • Gwen Harwood
  • Speeches

Module C ~ Representation and Text

Elective 1 - Conflicting Perspectives

  • Julius Caesar
  • Paul Keating - The Redfern Speech
  • One Night in the Moon film extract
  • Paul Kelly and Kevin Carmody - This Land is Mine

Elective 2   History and Memory

  • Mark Baker - The Fiftieth Gate
  • Poem   Fifty Years Later: Reflections on Teaching the Holocaust to Young People: Judy Cohen
  • student sample response
More Information
Year Level Year 12
Edition 3rd
ISBN 9781921085789
Subject English, English Advanced
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