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A bit late but here we go. How was the VCE Literature exam paper? What was hard or easy? Please let us know your thoughts below. Please be respectful and keep your comments clean (all comments are moderated anyway). Cheers, Heath

Congrats one and all for finishing the VCE Literature exam for 2011. How was the paper? What was hard or easy? Please let us know your thoughts below. Please be respectful and keep your comments clean. Cheers, Heath

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.


HEDDA GABLER (2010 VATE PRACTICE EXAM)


‘A slave’ to the traditional female role of the 19th century, Hedda is depicted as a rebellious tyrant in Ibsen’s two roomed play. Highlighting her plea for individuality and control, Ibsen pits his antagonist against the constraints of society; enforcing the difficulties of societal expectations and examining the disastrous complications when they are broken.


Immediately referring to her future as ‘so withered’, Ibsen meta...

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Hedda Gabler- Close analysis 2008 exam


Ibsen uncovers the tragedy of society’s conventions, condemning the constant struggle for power in a world of superficiality. Hedda and Brack, representing the battle for superiority, obsess over the archetype Alpha, Beta relationship, reflecting Ibsen’s carping tone and loss of faith in the veracity of human existence. Hedda Gabler dramatises the seductive appeal for power, challenging social norms through the weakness of Ibsen’s min...

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A Passage To India SAC


‘A Passage to India’ deals with multiple concepts concerning the contact between East and West, prejudices, stereotypes and friendships. According to reviewer Edward Arnold, Forster’s imagination and humour allows the text to be understood as a novel lacking any sympathy for either British or Indian side ‘the prejudices and limitations of the writer exposed’. Arnold is supportive of Forster’s writing, referring to his novel in a ton...

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A PASSAGE TO INDIA close analysis


The permanent divide and the impossibility of a connection between people of different cultures are exposed in Forster’s polyphonic novel A Passage To India. The never ending ‘muddle’ not only among the Indians and the British, but with the Hindus as well, leaves the reader with a disappointed understanding that a harmonious existence in India is neither possible nor desired. The author similarly imparts a sense of frustration permeated in...

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Hi all, By now, you should have finished the VCE Literature exam for 2010. What did you think of the paper? What was hard? What was easy? How do you think you went? Let us know your thoughts and comments below (please keep them clean!)…cheers

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