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▶ A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) - trailer - YouTube

Probably the best known of all the screen adaptations of Tennessee Williams' plays, this is also one of the finest, thanks partly to the intensely claustroph...
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We will be using Streetcar Named Desire as part of our comparative texts. Please purchase a copy of the 1951 version which we will then through out the term compare how similar themes and messages carry through the decades and how they are still relevant (or not) in todays world.

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NICE GUYS FINISH LAST W' HORRORSHOW, SETH SENTRY & DRAPHT - YouTube

iTunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/au/album/nice-guys-finish-last-ep/id839800676 Horrorshow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/horrorshowcrew?fref=ts My Y...
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Poetry is not limited to the traditional words on paper. Lyrical songs can use the same techniques. Australian hip hop artists display the same rhyming techniques, as well as being appealing to a young audience. Watch and listen to the above video, and answer the following

 

What is the theme (the central idea) of this poem? Can you state it in a single sentence?

 

How important is the role of sound effects, such as rhyme and rhythm? How do they affect tone and meaning?

 

How important is the contribution of form, such as rhyme scheme and line arrangement? How does form influence the overall effect of the poem?

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