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GCSE English Literature: Power and Conflict Poetry: How do the poets present the experience of conflict in The Charge of the Light Brigade and Remains?
I love Dennis Kelly’s DNA! So should you! Some exemplar material and notes for GCSE English Literature.
Jack London in racist dog shock! A Level OCR English Literature. Example essay for Paper 2, Question 1 using “The Call of the Wild” as an extract.
Move closer. How to use stylistics to improve your close reading skills.
PITSHAME: Armpit-based, GCSE English, Descriptive writing techniques!
That’s so PEAC! Using a structure to help you write an AQA GCSE English Literature answer. A Christmas Carol. Society’s attitudes to poverty.
“Representation” in Film Studies. Representation of gender in Mustang as a case study.
Eduqas Film Studes: What are the Core Areas of study?
How do the Elements of Film Form convey Meanings and Ideologies? An Eduqas A Level Film Studies exemplar essay: Casablanca and Do The Right Thing.
Iranian Cinema: Cinematic Styles.
Making a film you know nobody in your country will get to see (unless they know Omid). Taxi Tehran: Eduqas A Level Film Studies: Core Area Notes.
Sans Soleil and Bowling for Columbine: The complexity of audience response to documentary film.
Western Film Messages and Values: A comparison of Shane and Pale Rider.
What is a Film Sequence? How should I write about Sequences? Eduqas A Level Film Studies. Example answer-y bit too!
Writing about film production context. Eduqas Component 1: Hollywood comparison question. Casablanca and Do The Right Thing.
“What I am, is What I am”: Key Identity Theories (Now with added Gauntlett)
AQA A Level Media Studies. Teen Vogue and The Voice Online. Notes and Exemplar Essay.
AQA Media Studies. Feminist Theory and the CSPs.
AQA Media Studies. Television Close Study Products: Capital and Deutschland 83.
Don’t hate the Player: New and Digital Media exemplar essay using gaming as a case study.
Evaluate! In AQA Media Studies. Paper 2 – Question 2.
Exemplar Exam Essay: To what extent have digitally convergent media platforms had an impact on the production, distribution and consumption of media products? Refer to The Voice and Teen Vogue to support your answer (25marks).
Film Marketing: Notes on Micro-budget self distribution: Chicken CSP as example.
Films in search of an audience and an audience in search of a film: Genre and Industry.
Hack! How to write better answers for AQA A Level Media Studies Paper 2
If you were born with it that would be just weird. Everything you need to answer a question, for Paper 1, on “That Boss Life”. AQA Media studies. Maybelline advert CSP.
Iron Man, 9/11 and Orientalism.
Magazine Close Study Product Notes: Men’s Health and Oh Comely.
Media and Identities: Gay, Black and Invisible?
Men’s Health, Oh Comely and Simplified Gauntlett! A Level Media CSPs and some identity note help.
One Year In! Surviving the new AQA Media Studies syllabus. Information for students and teachers. The Surgery, The Voice, Metroid Prime 2, van Zoonen, Gauntlett!
Ooooh Fashion (turn to the left). New/Digital Media exemplar answer: With reference to your case study, discuss the extent to which you agree that ‘private lives are the subject of constant surveillance’. Fashion as a case study.
Panicky helpity, help, help! There’s a bug in AQA Media Studies A level Paper 2: Questions which ask you to “evaluate . . . theory” – the pitfalls and how to (possibly) avoid them. Exemplar answer on the validity of reception theory, Oh Comely and Men’s Health.
Playing the Game: Writing about Game Content: AQA Media A Level. Tomb Raider Anniversary, Metroid: Prime 2 Echoes and Sims Freeplay.
Stereotyping in The Big Bang Theory. Dyer, Medhurst and Perkins. (Representation Theory).
The Mr G. Request Spot. Tomb Raider, Metroid and Gender Representation.
The Surgery, Now Life Hacks, (BBC Radio 1). Almost everything you could want in an AQA Media Studies A Level CSP . . . until the Beeb axed it! Notes and answer/essay.
The Wizarding World of J.K. Rowling: Representation Theory, Stuart Hall and Audience Positioning. Preferred, Negotiated and Oppositional Readings.
Tomb Raider Anniversary: Representation of Gender.
Why are they asking me about War of the Worlds? An AS exemplar essay and some A2 notes. Orson Welles, Hybrid forms, Media Effects theory and Media Institutions.
Wonder Woman: Trailer Analysis – empowering or exploitation?
Sir? If Bruce Lee hadn’t died do you think he would still be alive?
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