In the 2014  Film “Dark Horse” by James Napier Robertson, Maori gang life is portrayed to be dirty, disgusting and devastating. The Authenticity of this is unfortunately, a mere reality in Maori New Zealand. This concept it introduced to us in backyard of the “Vagrants Aotearoa” clubhouse, where Mana is getting patched for his 15th […]

Describe at least one important character in the written text. Explain how this character is revealed to you throughout the text and/or how this character helps you understand an important theme/idea in the novel. Ricky Baker is an important character throughout the written text. The way his character is revealed in the text is by […]

The Islands [Charles Brasch]   (1)Always, in these islands, meeting and parting (2)Shake us making tremulous the salt-rimmed air; (3)Divided and perplexed the sea is waiting (4)Birds and fishes visit us and disappear.   (5)The future and the past stand at our doors , (6)Beggars who for one look of trust will open (7)Worlds that […]