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Section III
15 marks

Attempt Question 3

Allow about 40 minutes for this section
Answer the question in a SEPARATE writing booklet. Extra booklets are available.

In your answer you will be assessed on how well you:

  • demonstrate understanding of the concept of discovery in the context of your study

  • analyse, explain and assess the ways discovery is represented in a variety of texts

  • organise, develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience, purpose and context

Question 3 (15 marks)

Rediscoveries promote a rebirth.’

To what extent can this be seen in your prescribed text and at least ONE related text of your choosing.

The prescribed texts are listed on the next page.

Question 3 continues on page 14

Question 3 (continued)
Prose Fiction James Bradley, Wrack

− Kate Chopin, The Awakening

Tara June Winch, Swallow the Air

Nonfiction − Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

− Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, The Motorcycle Diaries

Drama − Michael Gow, Away

− Jane Harrison, Rainbow’s End

From Vivienne Cleven et al. (eds), Contemporary Indigenous Plays

Film − Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Shakespeare − William Shakespeare, The Tempest

Poetry − Selected poems of Rosemary Dobson

        • ‘Young Girl at a Window’,

        • ‘Wonder’

        • ‘Painter of Antwerp’

        • ‘Traveller’s Tale’

        • ‘The Tiger’

        • ‘Cock Crow’

        • ‘Ghost Town: New England’

  • Selected poems of Robert Frost

  • ‘The Tuft of Flowers’

  • ‘Mending Wall’

  • ‘Home Burial’

  • ‘After Apple-Picking’

  • ‘Fire and Ice’

  • ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’

  • ‘Journey: The North Coast’

  • ‘The Meatworks’

  • ‘North Coast Town’

  • ‘Late Ferry’

  • ‘Flames and Dangling Wire’

  • ‘Diptych’

Media − Simon Nasht, Frank Hurley – The Man Who Made History

− Ivan O’Mahoney, Go Back to Where You Came From – Series 1, Episodes 1, 2 and 3 and The Response

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1 Tube: the London underground.

2 Valensole is a place south-eastern France.

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