Category: Writing

Novel Study: Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

NCEA 3.1: Respond critically to specified aspect(s) of studied written text(s), supported by evidence

Grammar of Satire – Trident, by Frankie Boyle

I wrote a joke the other day, along the lines of: “Our greatest fear is that we die alone – which is why I intend to take quite a few people with me.”

Classification of Genre Features – Applied to Satire

We set up three categories for analysis of texts and then applied the observations we made about our own satirical pieces to this classification system

The Grammar of Satire – Advice to Youth

This language project forms an investigation into the underlying grammar of satirical writing. We’ll be exploring satirical work covering three centuries of social criticism and the project will culminate in your writing of your own

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