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VCE English text resources- Fly Away Peter by David Maulof


David Maulof's Fly Away Peter is one of the VCE English texts for this year. I have listed some websites that contain resources to help you learn and summarise about the content of Fly Away Peter.


Plot Summary This website provides a short plot summary about Fly Away Peter which was written by David Maulof.


A great website with free essays, better essays, strong essays, powerful essays, unrated essays term papers and research papers etc about Fly Away Peter. An excellent website for students and research scholars.


Another great website which where a student has written an analytical component about Fly Away Peterand about David Maulof's ...

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This is a guest post - On the Waterfront Text Analysis - by Naveen Dias-Wanigasekera


On the Waterfront Text Analysis SAC Terry says to Charley: “ I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum. Which is what I am.” Does the film support Terry’s judgment of himself? Elia Kazan’s film, “On the Waterfront”, tells the story of a washed up ex-boxer named Terry Malloy and his fight against the organised crime syndicate controlling the shipping docks of Hoboken, New Jersey in 1954, but more importantly, according to Kazan himself: “This motion picture is about one thing only: a young man who has let his dignity slip away, and regains it....

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Thanks to former VCE student. Dussy K, for sharing her VCE English and VCE Literature notes with our community. If you want to share your resources with the VCE help community check out the guidelines here.


If we are not true to ourselves, we can never feel completely content


A familiar sick feeling sat in the pit of his stomach. He chewed on what he had just done. He searched his mother’s face for answers but all he could see what that same resigned smile she had been wearing for days now and he knew she would never let it go. He observed the sea of black which had invaded his household, a procession of false sympathies after the funeral. Making small talk and grazing on triangle sandwi...

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Thanks to former VCE student. Dussy K, for sharing her VCE English and VCE Literature notes with our community. If you want to share your resources with the VCE help community check out the guidelines here.


‘Life of Pi shows us that it is not what happens to us but the way we approach obstacles that is the measure of a human being’. Do you agree?


‘In the throws of unremitting suffering’ Pi’s pragmatic approach to not only survival, but life even after his journey compels the reader to embrace the hardships that life hands us. The boy’s insightful divinity regarding his faith imparts a sense that obstacles can be conquered when approached with an open mind. P...

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‘At the end of Look Both Ways, the film-maker convinces viewers that the characters are capable of looking at their lives in new ways.’


Do you agree?


Life is full of unpredictable circumstances that have the ability to affect our lives significantly. Director Sarah Watt, through her award winning film Look Both Ways, explores some of these events and the ways in which individuals endeavour to cope with them. In order to survive the contingent possibilities of life, it is essential that we embrace these challenges and battle on, trying our best to overcome the tragic situation that we are experiencing. Despite the shocking awakenings experienced by protagonists Nick, Meryl, Julia an...

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VCE English text resources-The Crucible by Arthur Miller


Arthur Miller's The Crucible is one of the VCE English texts for this year. See below for some websites that will help you develop your summary notes and understanding.


A great website which contains summary of The Crucible, a study guide with outcome and exam-style essays that help student prepare for essay writing.


Another great website which contains study guide and literature essay. This website provides the play in sections like short summary, Character List, Glossary of Terms, Major and Summary Analysis in three parts. Study guide for students.


Here is another good website that contains Themes, Motifs and symbol in great detail. An e...

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VCE English play resources-The Secret River by Kate Grenville


I have listed some websites that contain resources to help you learn and summarize about the content of The Secret River.


An excellent website which contains Synopsis and reviews. The reviews are done by experts like Library Journal and Booklist etc. Moreover, it provides the product details of the novel including the subject and other basic details.


Another detailed review done by Peter Craven. The review is about the author as well as the book.


Here is another good website that contains The Secret River play plot summary background which is an excellent source to understand the background of the novel.


This website provides the compl...

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VCE English resources - A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt


Robert Bolt's A Man for All Seasons is one of the chosen VCE English texts for this year. I have listed some websites that contain resources to help you learn and summarize this content.


Study Boost- A man for All Seasons: An excellent website where the synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of A Man for All Seasons.


A great website which contains summary and analysis of A Man for All Seasons, a study guide with outcome and exam-style essays that help student prepare for essay writing.


Here is a good website that contains A Man for All Seasons play plot summary. This article helps the student to understand the plot easily.


This web...

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Thanks to former VCE student Daphane Ng for sharing her strategies and resources with our VCE Help community. If you want to give back and share your resources with the VCE help community please check out the guidelines here.


ORAL SAC FOR USING LANGUAGE TO PERSUADE - CASEY HEYNES
How many school kids do you think are victimized by bullies everyday, worldwide? 1 million? 2 million? According to the Kandersteg Declaration Against Bullying, there are over 200 million school children who are deliberately abused everyday across the globe.


Common sense tells us that if schools are successfully managing bullying in the school yard, these poor children shouldn’t be another statistic, on another r...

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In Cosi, Nowra is telling us that we all need to go ‘insane’ at times to succeed by Daphane Ng


While ‘Cosi’ demonstrates to the audience that stepping out of their comfort zone has profound potential to positively influence our lives, it also illustrates that these changes in our lives may not last for the long run. Louis Nowra challenges us to refute the human instinct to stay in our familiar environments, and portrays the dramatic transformation if we choose to conquer the unknown as exemplified in shy university student, Lewis. Lewis enters another world when he agrees to direct an ambitious play, ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ with the mentally ill. The idea of putti...

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