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Sample questions for ATAR english

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1.Our wider reading and viewing can open our eyes to people and issues beyond our experiences. Discuss this statement referring to at least one text studied.

2.Conflict is at the heart of most texts. Discuss this statement referring to at least one text studied.

3. Texts often portray a character’s internal struggle and the realisation of his or her place in the world. Discuss this idea with reference to at least one text studied.

4. The most memorable texts are those that conform to audience expectations. Explore this statement with reference to at least one text studied.

5. Narratives often rely on landscape or place in order to shape our responses to the main idea. With reference to at least one text studied, explore the statement above.

6. Examine the way language has been used to promote particular values or attitudes in one text you have studied.

7. Discuss how the representation of an idea or social group is affected by the context of one of more texts you have studied.

8. Explore the ways a text you have studied has been constructed to represent a particular perspective or voice.

9. Explain how a text you have studied has challenged particular attitudes you hold in relation to its central issues.

10. With reference to at least one text studied, discuss how representations of gender can be shaped by ideologies, cultural values and context.

11. Discuss how at least one text you have studied positioned you to respond to particular attitudes.

12. Texts are not created in isolation, neither are they read or viewed in isolation. Discuss the importance of context with reference to at least one text you have studied.

13. We have expectations of reading or viewing texts of a particular genre. Explain how a text you have studied did or did not meet your expectations.

14. With reference to at least one text you have studied, discuss how the construction of a life history reflects the values and attitudes of a particular time and place.

15. Texts can help us to reflect on our relationship with our own culture, even when they are set in places or times different from our own. Discuss with reference to at least one text studied.

16. With reference to at least one text studied, discuss how the construction of a distinctive voice has worked to convey particular attitudes to ideas presented in the text.

17. Compare the ways in which two texts studied have been effective in bringing important issues to a reader’s or viewer’s attention.

18. How does the context in which a text is read or viewed affect the meaning you make as a reader or viewer?

19.Discuss how a text you have studied works to present a particular perspective or issue.

20. Compare the impact of genre, mode or medium on your experience of two texts you have studied. 

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