Complete the following activities to create a study guide for Module B
Write a brief plot synopsis. (Remember your focus - Conformity and the Individual.)
Conformity – What does it mean to conform? In what ways to you conform? Why is conformity important in society?
Institutions - what are they? What is their aim? How do they go about achieving their aims?
Individuals - what are they? How are they related to institutions?
Why are institutions successful for some individuals and not for others?
What is enforcement, protest and compliance? How do they relate to Module B?
What is your thesis for this module?
Identify and explain at least four themes explored in the text. For each one explain how they relate to the concept of Conformity and the Individual. Include quotes in your description.
Write character profiles of the following characters;
(Include quotes and explain in your profile how each character furthers your understanding of the concept of The Institution and the Individual.)
Other Related Texts
It is essential that you have at least two ORTs for this module.
Write a summary of ORTs that are suitable for this module. Include in your summary techniques, quotes and connections to the set text and module focus.
Past HSC Questions
Choose ONE of the two questions below as the focus for a speech to be presented at a student forum on ‘The Institution and Individual Experience’.
Write your speech, referring to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing.
(a) Do institutions support or abandon individuals? OR
(b) Do individuals embrace or resist institutions?
Your texts offer various representations of protest and compliance in society. Compare these representations, referring to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing.
‘An Address to the Next Generation’
Using this title, present your views on the contributions of institutions to society.
In your response, you should refer to your prescribed text and at least TWO other related texts of your own choosing.
You have been invited to give a presentation at a youth forum on institutions in our society. What do the texts you have studied have to say about the positive and/or negative effects of institutions?
Deliver your findings by referring to your prescribed text and at least TWO other related texts of your own choosing.
You have been invited to contribute an essay to a website for HSC students. Your essay should explain how your texts communicate information and ideas about this elective, The Institution and Personal Experience.
In your answer you should refer to your prescribed text, and at least TWO other related texts of your own choosing.
Ensure that you know the techniques used in your set text. Complete a TQE grid including the most appropriate techniques and quotes relating to Conformity and the Individual.
Significance of the title - connotations of the word “Raw”
Third person narrative
the language of the police.
Any other significant techniques used in the text.
Remember to do this for your ORTs as well!