Films are generally good at engaging students and so using this text is ideal as can be assumed that students will more readily explore the text and gain meaning from it. She has one burning ambition: to find her place in affluent society and to break free from her embarassing, stifling italian family. Both of these texts explore the idea that the more we know about people and the more we observe and listen, the greater the opportunity for tolerance. Josie, Josephine Alibrandi to be exact. She does not like the hypocrisy or shallowness of her school. Through a number of characters, the author, Melina Marchetta demonstrates clearly the concept of change and changing perspective.
Melina Marchetta successfully explores some of these many rites of passages. She also has continual conflict with her grandmother, Katia Alibrandi. It was shot on a handheld camera and coloured to make it look like an old home movie. Her background against the moneyed origins of her peers also provides much source of. News of her and her friends sunbathing reaches home before she does.
What contrasts are there between Josie and Jacob? At last Josie discovered the truth. Sera comes from a similar Italian family so Josie doesn't feel her family is completely different to everyone she knows, while Anna makes work at Oporto a little more fun. Here are a few examples. Others can handle the adjustment and they achieve a personal growth within themselves. Josie attends a fancy Catholic College which is in the heart of the city. When the guys in the apartment are shot, the camera. Josie through the conflict with Carly Bishop begins to like her father.
You could tell that she really did not fit in with people around her and with her surroundings but she soon learns that it doesn't matter what other people think or what you are supposed to be. Lots of things are building up inside her and they often come out in shows of strong emotion. We always find something different about us or the people around us and use it against us or people to discriminate us or other people making us feel like the odd one out. Initially, Josie is hostile to her father and unsympathetic to his explanations. I find that the most effective technique was music. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Why would that have been the wrong thing to do? In this case Josie is the protagonist and she has many different feelings throughout the story.
The final clue that she is happy here is asking Nonna for a dance. The last but most important thing that Josie wants is that she wants to be the first Alibrandi woman to have a say on how her life will turn out. During confession, Josie breaks down. A key event in the film that changes JosieÃÂs perspective is the meeting of her father, Michael Andretti. In close proximity to the end of the novel Josie realizes that there was much more than love between Nonna and Marcus. Why do you think that technique was used? She has been learning to resist and overcome the selfish social and racist people calling her an ethnic and wog and is dealing with controversial.
Family, Melina Marchetta, Mother 1883 Words 5 Pages In the novel, Looking for Alibrandi, Josie must learn to deal with a whole range of issues. Another example of a day-dream sequence is when Josie is watching Carly, a very rich and spoiled daughter of a racist talk-back host, getting out of the car on the first day of school. This is how characterisation is effectively used in the film Looking for Alibrandi. Like how Josephine, Christina Mum and Katia Nonna help each other out to make decisions and inspire each other to do great things. Her academic scholarship ensures her place at the school as she is not as well off as the population of largely wealthy Anglo-Celtic girls that attend the school.
The Outsiders, a novel by S. She learns that it is important to keep everything in balance, including friendships, relationships, work and school. Nonna concedes the truth, but wants to keep it from Christina, who arrives just in time. Rugby game: Josie sees John Barton and they talk. Unfinished due to various personal problems ranging from Gaby's ' prima donna '. They talk about when she and Michael were seventeen. Australia, Culture, Discrimination 861 Words 3 Pages Looking For Alibrandi How has your understanding of narrative conventions helped you to explore the relevant themes in Looking for Alibrandi.
When her father did arrive in back in Sydney Josie is naturally angry at him. Josies life has many prominant issues relating to multicultural Australia today. These include dealing with her social life in school and also the unexpected death of her close friend. For example the 50' or 60's. Identity, the word that describes who we are and how we see ourselves as a human being. With her family, belonging was a bit different, because Josie clung to her Italian heritage, yet she resented how her family treated her mother and herself.
We are given the impression that this is set some time in the past. Also, fast paced music is taken over towards the end of the scene to indicate the way she feels rushed and embarrassed about her culture. Her vital task in life is to find who she is and to be happy with what she has, so as she progresses through year twelve she is finally starting to find who she is through the help of her friends, family and partner. She does not know who her father is her nonna is nags on about everything in her life, she falls in love with the school captain of Cook Iyre and her best friend commits suicide. Josie wants to live in the present, and not being tied down by old traditions. They leave her to go too, understanding she needs space. Also in the book Josie has three friends, Anna, Sera and Lee but in the movie Lee has been blended into both Sera and Anna.
Josie meets John at the University to go over their course for the following year. By the use of Josie as the narrator I was able to use her to demonstrate my main message. And no one spoke Italian. She won't hold on to the pain and the grief. The Volcano The image of the volcano occurs a couple of times during the film, but it is quite an important symbol to remember when thinking of Josie. Each one is important and Josie learns a little from each one to become the person she is at the end of the film. The purpose of a tracking shot is to maintain action with a moving subject at least at a constant distance.