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NCEA Level 2 [AS English 2.

9] Themes in Texts
Revenge A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller (Play) Carrie Stephen King (Film and novel) Hamlet Shakespeare (Play) Othello Shakespeare (Play) Prisoner of Birth Jeffrey Archer (Novel) Road to Perdition M A Collins (Graphic novel and film directed by Sam Mendes) St. Agness Stand T Eidson (Novel) The Crucible Arthur Miller (Drama) The Merchant Of Venice Shakespeare (Play) We all Fall Down Robert Cormier (Novel) What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted? Alan Duff (Novel) Batman Begins (Film) Crow Jane- Nick Cave (Song) Daredevil (Film) Dark Knight (Film) Dirty Harry (Film) Plugged Eoin Colfer (Novel) Road To Perdition (Film) Smashed Mandy Hager (Novel) The Sleepers Lorenzo Carcaterra (Novel) The Taste of Regret In Faith and Fear (Song) The Vendetta Guy de Maupassant (Short story) Unforgiven (Film) V for Vendetta (Film)

Women Murder Club James Patterson (Novel) Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte (Novel)

Representations of Old Age Good Morning Wardrobe Miss Brill Katherine Mansfield (Short story) One Flesh - Elizabeth Jennings (Poem) Requiem in a Townhouse Owen Marshall (Short Story) The Bath Janet Frame (Short story) The Daughters of the Late Colonel Katherine Mansfield (Short story) The Old become birds - Patricia Grace Disconnections - Sue Macauly Old Ladies - Sylvia Plath (Poem) The Bonesetters Daughter Amy Tan (Novel) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button F Scott Fitzgerald (Short story and film) The Madonnas of Leningrad Debra Dean (Novel) Two old men look at the sea - J R Hervey (Poem)

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Representations of God American Gods- Neil Gaiman (Novel) Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman (Novel) Bruce / Evan Almighty (Films) Field of Dreams (Film voice of god) Jerusalem Sonnets James K Baxter (Poetry) My name was Judas C K Stead (Novel) Pale Rider (film) Simpsons Homer the Heretic (TV Series) Star Wars - The Force (Film) Dogma (Film Alanis Morrisette is female god) Meditations Mother Teresa Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Film) Pilgrims Progress Bunyan (Novel) Playing God Glenn Colquhoun (Poem) The Garden E.V. Aidinoff (Novel) The Shack W P Young (Novel) The Shaq (Film God is an NBA player)

The Power of Sport A League of their own (Film) Field of Dreams (Film) Remember the Titans (Film) Rocky (Film) The Blind Side (Biography and film) The Natural (Film) Winning Matters : Being the Best You Can Be Sean Fitzpatrick (Memoir) Boy Racer Mark Cavendish (Autobiography) Every Second Counts Lance Armstrong (Autobiography) Exposure - Mal Peet (Novel) Invictus (Film) Tawerau Nikau (Biography) The Book of Fame (Novel) Touch Me- James Maloney

Racial Discrimination Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Novel) Arrangement in Black and White Jessica Green (Short story) Awakening Chopin (Novella) BroTown (TV cartoon) Dawn Raids Oscar Kightley (Play) Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad (Novel) Island Beneath the Sea Isabel Allende (Novel) Telephone Conversation Wole Soyinka (Poem)
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American History X (Film) Caged Bird Maya Angelou (Poem) Crash (Film) I Have a Dream Martin Luther King Jnr (Speech) I Rise Maya Angelou (Poem) Jakes Long Shadow Allan Duff (Novel) Mississippi Burning (Film) Once Were Warriors Allan Duff (Novel and film) The Rabbit-Proof Fence (Film) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film)
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Racial Discrimination (continued) The Colour Purple Alice Walker (Novel and film)

The Hurricane (film) To Kill a Mockingbird (Novel)

The American Dream American Beauty (Film) Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller (Play) Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck (Novel) The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams (Play) The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald (Novel and film) Madness A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams (Play) Hamlet - Shakespeare Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (Novel and film) One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest Ken Kesey (Novel and film) Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys A Beautiful Mind directed by Ron Howard (Film) An autobiography Janet Frame Faces in the Water Janet Frame (Novel) King Lear Shakespeare Sylvia (Film) Sylvia Plaths poetry The Madness of King George (Film) Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins (Short Story) Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas- Hunter S. Thompson (Novel)

Redemption/Atonement Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) Home Marilynne Robinson (Novel) Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini (Novel and film) Shawshank Redemption (Film) The Absolutist John Boyne (Novel) Great Expectations Charles Dickens (Novel) House of Leaves Mark Z. Danielewski (Novel) Redemption Song - Bob Marley

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Womens Struggles Against Society Agnes Grey Anne Bronte (Novel) Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (Novel and film) Message from an unkown Chinese mother : stories of loss and love Xinran (Biography) Miss Chopsticks Xinran (Novel) Once Were Warriors Alan Duff (Novel and film) Shame Travels Jasvinder Sanghera (Autobiography) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film) The Hours Michael Cunningham (Novel and film) The Piano (Film) To the Is-land by Janet Frame (Novel) Trust : A true story of women & gangs Pip Desmond (NZ Biography) North Country directed by Niki Caro(Film) Pride and Prejudice (Novel and film) Struggle for freedom : Aung San Suu Kyi Jesper Bengtsson (Biography) A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini (Novel) Dear Zari : Stories from Women in Afghanistan Zarghuna Kargar (Biography) Frau Brechenmacher Attends a Wedding Katherine Mansfield (Short story) I know why the caged bird sings Maya Angelou (Autobiography) Made in Dagenham (Film) My Life in France Julia Child with Alex Prudhomme (Autobiography)

Isolation Crash (film) Enduring Love - Ian McEwan (Novel) Othello Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare (Play and film by Baz Luhrmann) Room Emma Donoghue (Novel) Stolen Time Sunny Jacobs (Autobiography) The 33 : The Ultimate Account of the Chilean Miners Dramatic Rescue Jonathan Franklin (Non Fiction) The Bath Janet Frame (Short Story) Agnes Grey Anne Bronte (Novel) One flew over the Cuckoos Nest Ken Kesey (Novel and film) Rain - Edward Thomas (Poem) Red Dog (Film) Solitude - Ella Wheeler Wilcox (Poem) The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams (Play) The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold (Novel and film) Wild Swans at Coole W B Yeats (Poem)

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Depictions of Dystopia A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess Children Of Men P D James (Novel and film) Divergent Veronica Roth (Novel) 1984 George Orwell (Novel) Animal Farm George Orwell (Novel) Blade Runner (Film)

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? P Dick In Time Andrew Niccol (Film) Minority Report (Film) Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury (Novel) The Handmaids Tale Margaret Atwood (Novel) The Road Cormac McCarthy (Novel and film) Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro (Novel) The Matrix (Film) V For Vendetta (Film and graphic novel)

Leadership Bulibasha Witi Ihimaera (Novel) Enders Game Orson Scott Card (Novel) Long Walk To Freedom Nelson Mandela Autobiography) Be Your Best S Price Rules of Engagement Tim Collins All The Kings Horses in Welcome To The Monkey House K Vonnegut Henry V Shakespeare (Play) King Lear Shakespeare (Play) Richard The Third Shakespeare (Play) Saving Private Ryan (film)

The Rebel A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess (novel) Bulibasha Witi Ihimaera (novel and film) Open Andre Agassi (Autobiography) The Destructors Graham Greene (short story) The Handmaids Tale Margaret Atwood (novel) Catcher in the Rye J D Salinger Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk (Novel and Film) Rebel Without A Cause (film) The Matrix (film) V for Vendetta (Graphic Novel and Film) Wicked- Gregory Maguire

One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Ken Kesey Malcolm X (film)

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Hardship and Survival Across Many Mountains : Three Daughters of Tibet Yangzom Brauen (Biography) I Shall Not Hate Izzeldin Abuelaish (Autobiography) Its Not About The Bike Lance Armstrong (autobiography) Left for Dead Ricky Megee (Autobiography) Little Princes : One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal Connor Grennan (Autobiography) Lord of the Flies William Golding (Novel) Night Elie Wiesel (Autobiography) Once Were Warriors Alan Duff (Novel and film) One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Ken Kesey (Novel and film) Say youre one of them Uwem Akpan (Short Stories) The Bonesetters Daughter Amy Tan (Novel) Treading Water The Bob Hewitt Story (biography) Angelas Ashes Frank McCourt (Autobiography) Between A Rock And A Hard Place A Ralston In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors D Stanton Mud, sweat and tears Bear Grylls (Autobiography) Tamil Tigress : My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka's Bloody Civil War Niromi de Soyza (Autobiography) The Crucible Arthur Miller (Play) The Grapes Of Wrath John Steinbeck (Novel) The Road Cormac McCarthy (Novel) The Shack W P Young (Novel) Tooth and Nail Mary Findlay (Autobiography) Touching The Void (Film) Schindlers List (film)

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Childhood The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid B Bryson Angelas Ashes Frank McCourt (Autobiography) Austerlitz W.G. Sebald (Novel) Bulibasha Witi Ihimaera (Novel) Lord Of The Flies William Golding (Novel) Tamil Tigress : My Story as a Child Soldier in Sri Lanka's Bloody Civil War Niromi de Soyza (Autobiography) The Catcher in the Rye J D Salinger (Novel) The Diary of Anne Frank - Anne Frank Aautobiography) To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel) To the Is-Land Janet Frame (Autobiography) To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf (Novel) Boy and Flying Solo Roald Dahl (Autobiography) Breaking Away (Film) Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (Novel) Little Princes : One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal Connor Grennan (Autobiography) Montana, 1948 Larry Watson (Novel) Navigation Joy Cowley (Autobiography) Night Elie Wiesel (Autobiography) October Sky (Film) The Basketball Diaries (Film) The Book Thief Marcus Zusak (novel) The God Boy Ian Cross (Novel) The Kite Runner (Novel and film) The Longest Trip Home John Grogan (Autobiography)

Innocence and Experience Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) Songs of Innocence and Experience William Blake (Poetry) The Go-Between L P Hartley (Novel) The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold (Novel and film) To Kill a Mockingbird (novel and film) An Education (Autobiography, film) Look Me in the Eye John Robison (autobiography) The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank (autobiography) The Magic Toyshop Angela Carter (novel) The Truman Show (film) Little Boy Crying (poem)

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Our Values
Love April Fools Day Bryce Courtenay (Biography) Baby No Eyes Patricia Grace (Novel) Bright Star directed by Jane Campion (Film) Bulibasha Witi Ihimaera (Novel) Captain Corellis Mandolin (Novel and film) Love in a Cold Climate Nancy Mitford (Novel) Mansfield Park Jane Austen (Novel) Of Mice And Men John Steinbeck (Novel) Othello Shakespeare (Play) Pride And Prejudice Jane Austen (Novel and film) Red Dog (Film) The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald (Novel and film) The Merchant Of Venice Shakespeare (Play) The Shawshank Redemption (Film) The Sonnets Shakespeare (Poetry) What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted? Alan Duff (Novel and film) Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) I wanna be yours - John Cooper Clarke (Poem) Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (Novel and film) Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Novel and film) Moulin Rouge (film) Mutuwhenua Patricia Grace (Novel) One Flesh - Elizabeth Jennings (Poem) Our Love Now - Martyn Lowery (Poem) Sonnet 116 Shakespeare (Poem) The Ballad of Calvary Street James K Baxter (Poem) The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold (Novel and film) The Nightingale and the Rose - Oscar Wilde (Short Story) To His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell (Poem) Valentine - Carol Ann Duffy (Poem) Sarahs Key Tatiana De Rosnay (Novel)

Curiosity Flowers for Algernon (Novel or short story) Catcher in the Rye J D Salinger (Novel) Rising Five - Norman Nicholson (Poem) Steve Jobs Walter Isaacson (Biography) The Fat Boy - Owen Marshall (Short story) Genesis Bernard Beckett (Novel) Look Me in the Eye John Robison (Autobiography) Mr Pip Lloyd Jones (Novel)

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Equity An Inspector Calls J B Priestly (Play) Measure for Measure Shakespeare (Play) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film) To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel) Merchant of Venice - Shakepseare (Play) Schindlers Ark Thomas Kennealy (Biography) Schindlers List (Film)

Faith Christopher Reeves (Biography) Night Elie Wiesel (Autobiography) Saint Joan George Bernard Shaw (Play) The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank (Autobiography) Treading Water - The Rob Hewitt Story (Biography) Doubt (Film and play) In My Fathers Den Maurice Gee (Novel) Mennonite in a Black Dress : A Memoir of Going Home Rhoda Janzen (Autobiography) Power and the Glory - Graham Greene (Novel) Shack - W. P. Young (Novel) The God Boy - Ian Cross (Novel)

Forgiveness Forgive Me Amanda Eyre Ward (Novel) Forgive Me Leona Lewis (Song lyrics) King Lear Shakespeare (Play) Please Forgive Me Bryan Adams (Song lyrics) Reunited Peaches and Herb (Song lyrics) The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini (Novel and film) The Tempest Shakespeare (Play) Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) Little Criminals : The Story of a New Zealand Boys Home David Cohen (Biographical Non Fiction) My Story A Child Called It Dave Pelzer (Nonfiction) Secrets and Lies (Film) Walk Foo Fighters (Song lyrics)

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Hope Alek : the extraordinary life of a Sudanese refugee Alek Wek (Autobiography) Bite of the Mango Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland (Autobiography) Dear Zari : Stories from Women in Afghanistan Zarghuna Kargar (Biography) Forbidden lessons in a Kabul guesthouse Suraya Sadeed (Autobiography) I Rise - Maya Angelou (Poem) I Shall Not Hate Izzeldin Abuelaish (Autobiography) Mans Search for Meaning Victor E. Frankl (Autobiography) Shawshank Redemption (Film) Stolen Time Sunny Jacobs (Autobiography) The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini (Novel and film) Anthem- Leonard Cohen (Song) Between Shades of Gray Ruta Sepetys (Novel) Children of Men (Film) Goodbye Sarajevo Atka Reid and Hana Schofield (novel) Love is the Best Medicine Nick Trout (Autobiography) Mistaken Identity Don & Susie Ryn and Newell, Colleen & Whitney Cerak with Mark Tabb (Biography) Schindlers List (Film) The Matrix (Film) The Tempest - Shakespeare (Play)

Humility Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte (Novel) Little Dorrit Charles Dickens (Novel) To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel and film) Emma Jane Austen (Novel and film) Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela (Autobiography) Schindlers List (Film) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film)

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Integrity (Human Conscience) A Cap for Steve Marley Callaghan (Short story) A moment of indecision - M.S.B. Bubien (Short story) Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) Crash (Film) Initiation Sylvia Plath (Short story) North Country directed by Niki Caro (Film) Othello - Shakespeare (Play) St. Agness Stand- T Eidson (Novel) The Gentleman of the Jungle Jomo Kenyatta (Short story) The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini (Novel) To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel) Aeniad - Virgil Dirty Harry (Film) Erin Brokovich (Film) Good Night And Good Luck (Film) One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Ken Kesey (Novel and film) Saving Private Ryan (Film) Schindlers Ark Thomas Keneally (Biography) Schindlers List (Film) The Crucible Arthur Miller (Play) The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald (Novel and film) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film) The Shawshank Redemption (Film)

Justice (Abuse of Power / Authority) All the Kings Men (Novel and film) Crash (Film) Daughters of Everest Paul Holmes (Nonfiction) Defiance (Film) Little Criminals : The Story of a New Zealand Boys Home David Cohen (NZ Biographical Non Fiction) Macbeth Shakespeare (Play) Sohpies Legacy Lesley Elliott (Biography) The Godfather (Film) The Insider (Film) The Last King of Scotland (Film) The Prussian Officer D.H. Lawrence (Short story)
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12 Angry Men (Play) A Few Good Men (film) A Friend of Justice H V Dyke (Short story) Dark Knight (Film) Doubt (Film and play) Erin Brokovich (Film) North Country directed by Niki Caro(Film) Once Were Warriors Alan Duff (Novel and film) Oranges and Sunshine Margaret Humphreys (Biographical Non Fiction) Schindlers List directed by Steven Spielberg (Film) To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel)

Resilience A Beautiful Mind (Film) Bite of the Mango Mariatu Kamara (Autobiography) Daughters of Everest Paul Holmes (NZ Biographical Non Fiction) Every Second Counts Lance Armstrong (Autobiography) Hokitika Town Charlotte Randall (Novel) I Rise - Maya Angelou (Poem) Mr Pip Lloyd Jones (Novel and film) Mud, sweat and tears Bear Grylls (Autobiography) My Story A Child Called It Dave Pelzer (Nonficiton) Purple Heart (Novel) The Color Purple Alice Walker (Novel and film) The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank (Autobiography) The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck (Novel) The Pianist (Film) To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel and film) Respect James K Baxter poetry (showing respect for nature) RESPECT - Aretha Franklin (Song lyrics) Respecting Cultural Differences Susan Watson (Non-fiction) To Autumn John Keats (Poem) To My Father - Sam Hunt (Poem) Elegy for an Unknown Soldier James K Bazter (Poem) The Truly Great - Stephen Spender (Poem) To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee (Novel and film) You, the choice of my parents - Konai Heluthaman (Poem) Across Many Mountains : Three Daughters of Tibet Yangzom Brauen (Biography) April Fools Day Bryce Courtenay (Non-fiction)Caged Bird - Maya Angelou (Poem) Defiance (Film) Desert Flower Waris Dirie (Autobiography and film) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou (Autobiography) Illiteracy to millionaire: just dont give up Michael Marquet (Autobiography) Places in the Heart (Film) Schindlers Ark Thomas Keneally (Biography) Schindlers List (Film) Stolen Time Sunny Jacobs (Autobiography) The Help Kathryn Stockett (Novel and film) The Kings Speech (Film) The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold (Novel and film) Tooth and Nail - Mary Finlay (Autobiography) Wednesday to Come Renee (Play)

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Service Elizabeth R (Film) Helen Clarke A Political Life (Biography) Long Walk to Freedom Nelson Mandela (Autobiography) Fiction) The Queen (Film) Willie Apiata (Biography) Ghandi (Film) Living History - Hillary Clinton (Autobiography) Police Service - Anthony Heath (Non Fiction) Schindlers List (Film) The Soldier - Rupert Brooke (Poem)

Mother Teresas Prescription - Paul Wright (Non Sir Edmund Hillary (Biography)

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Historical Periods
Romantic Literature: 1790-1830 Bright Star Jane Campion (film about the life of John Keats) Dracula Bram Stoker (novel) Frankenstein Mary Shelley (novel, play) Poetry of: William Blake Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner) John Keats Edgar Allan Poe Percy Bysshe Shelley William Wordsworth

World War I All Quiet on the Western Front (Novel and film) Regeneration (Film) Soldier Boy Anthony Hill (Non-fiction) Solomons Song Bryce Courtenay (Novel) Strange Meeting Susan Hill (Novel) The Regeneration Triology by Pat Barker Regeneration, The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road (Novels - winner of 1995 Booker Prize) A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway [novel] Any text on Gallipoli there are several in the school library Birdsong Sebastian Faulks (Novel) Series 4 of Blackadder The Last Goodbye Testament of Youth Vera Brittan (Non-fiction) The Absolutist John Boyne (Novel) The Truly Great Stephen Spender (Poem) The War Poets Sassoon, Owen, Thomas

Between the Wars/The Great Depression Atonement Ian McEwan (Novel and film) Berlin: City of Smoke- Jason Lutes (Graphic Novel) Berlin: City of Stones- Jason Lutes (Graphic Novel) Chinatown (Film) Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck (Novel) The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald (Novel and film)
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Cabaret- (Film) The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams (Play) The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck (Novel) The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Film) Water for Elephants Sara Gruen (Novel) Wednesday to Come Renee (Play)

World War II Atonement - Ian McEwan (Novel and film) The Reader - Bernhard Schlink (Novel and film) Cassino: City of Martyrs/Citta Martire Robert Sullivan (Poetry) Catch 22 Joseph Heller (Novel) Charlotte Gray - Sebastian Faulks (Novel) Daddy; Lady Lazarus Sylvia Plath (Poetry) Defiance (Film) Falling - Anne Provoost (Novel) Night - Elie Wiesel (Autobiography) The Book Thief - Marcus Zusak (Novel) The Counterfeiters (Film) The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank (Autobiography) The Siege Helen Dunmore (Novel) Austerlitz W.G. Sebald (Novel) Band of Brothers (TV Series) Between Shades of Gray Ruta Sepetys (Novel) Mans Search for Meaning Victor E. Frankl (Autobiography) Saving Private Ryan directed by Steven Spielberg (Film) Schindlers Ark Thomas Keneally (Biography) Schindlers List - Steven Speilberg (Film) The Dark Room - Rachel Sieffert (Short stories) The Gunners Lament J.K. Baxter (Poem) Tu - Patricia Grace (Novel) We Were Soldiers (Film) Sarahs Key Tatiana De Rosnay (Novel)

The Vietnam War Apocalypse Now (Film) Forrest Gump (Film) Good Morning Vietnam (Film) Platoon (Film) Rock n Roll Soldier Dean Ellis Kohler (Autobiography) The Deer Hunter (Film) The Quiet American Graham Greene (Novel and Film) The Things They Carried Tim OBrien (Novel) Across The Universe (Film) At the Vietnam War Memorial - C. E. Chaffin (Poem) Better Time Than There - W. Groom (Novel) Full Metal Jacket (Film) Khe Sahn Cold Chisel (Song) Midnight Movie - M. Subritzky (Poem) The 13th Valley - J. Del Vecchio (Novel)

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The Cold War 1984 George Orwell (Novel) Back to the U.S.S.R. The Beatles (Song) Brave New World Aldous Huxley (Novel) Day of the Triffids John Wyndham (Novel) Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Film) John Le Carre novels Threads (Film) Brother Fish Bryce Courtenay (Novel) Gorky Park (Film) James Bond Ian Fleming (Novels and films) Life: An Exploded Diagram - Mal Peet (Novel) M*A*S*H (TV Series) On The Beach (Film) Russians - Sting (Song) The Innocent- Ian McEwan (Novel) Watchmen Alan Moore (Comic) 1980s Children of the Dust - Louise Wallace (Novel) Meltdown - Ben Elton (Novel) Potiki - Patricia Grace (Novel) The Bone People - Keri Hulme (Novel) The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe (Novel) The Colour Purple - Alice Walker (Novel) The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood (Novel) Waltz with Bashir (Graphic Novel) Bright Lights, Big City - Jay McInerny (Film) Dead Poet's Society - Peter Weir (Film) Educating Rita - John Vogel (Film) Electric City and other Stories - Patricia Grace (Short stories) His First Ball - Witi Ihimaera (Short story) The Breakfast Club - John Hughes (Film) The Outsiders Francis Ford Coppola (Film) Wall Street - Oliver Stone (Film)

Post 9/11 Crash (Film) Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jonathan Safar Foer (Novel and film) Farenheit 911 Michael Moore (Doco film) How I Live Now Meg Rosoff (Novel) One Tuesday Morning - September 11 series Karen Kingsbury (Christian Fiction) World War Z Max Brooks (Novel) Ex Machina- (Graphic Novel) Generation Kill (Non-fiction) The Flying Carpet to Baghdad : One Woman's Fight for Two Orphans of War Hala Jaber (Autobiography) The Hurt Locker (Film) Waltz with Bashir (Graphic Novel)

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Texts in Contexts
Texts in Translation 100 Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Novel) All Our Worldly Goods Irene Nemirovsky (Novel) City of Beasts Isabel Allende (novel) Falling Anne Provoost (Novel) Fire in the Blood Irene Nemirovsky (Novel) Le Bal and Snow in Autumn Irene Nemirovsky (Short Stories) Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Novel) Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother Xinran (Biography) Stieg & Me Eva Gabrielsson (Autobiography) Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky (Novel) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson (Novel and film) Exotic Locations 100 Years of Solitude as above Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Novel) Midnight in Paris directed by Woody Allen (Film) Mr Pip Lloyd Jones (Novel and film) Slum Dog Millionaire (Film) The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy (Novel) The Sound of Butterflies Rachel King (Novel) The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet David Mitchell Before the Sun Charles Mungoshi (Poem) Breath, Eyes, Memory Edwidge Danticat (Novel) Carpet Weavers Carol Rumens (Poem) City of Beasts Isabel Allende (Novel) Desert Flower Waris Dirie (Autobiography and Film) Island Beneath the Sea Isabel Allende (Novel) Muliebrity Sujata Bhatt (Poem) The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan (Novel) The Kitchen Gods Wife Amy Tan (Novel) A Well Written Body - Karlo Mila (Poetry) Blindness Jose Saramago (Novel) Daniel Henning Mankell Dark Water Koji Suzuki (Short stories) One Day in the life of Ivan Denisovitch - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Novel) Pablo Neruda poetry The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas (Novel) The dead of summer Mari Jungstedt (novel) The Dolls House Hendrik Ibsen (Play) The hypnotist Lars Kepler (novel) The Library of Shadows Mikkel Birkegaard (novel) The redbreast Jo Nesbo (novel) Whetu Moana: Mauri Ola Contemporary Polynesian poems in English

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The Immigrant Experience A Nation of Immigrants John F Kennedy (Non- La Rochelles Road Tanya Moir (Novel) ficiton) Brick Lane Monica Ali (Novel and film) Desert Flower Waris Dirie (Autobiography and film) My Life in France Julia Child with Alex Prudhomme (Autobiography) The Bonesetters Daughter Amy Tan (Novel) Walk in My Shoes Alwyn Evans (Novel) Man Alone John Mulgan (Novel) Mr Pip Lloyd Jones (Novel) The Arrival Shaun Tan (Visual text) The Book of Secrets Fiona Kidman (Short Stories) The Godfather II (Film) The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini (Novel) Tis A Memoir Frank McCourt (Autobiography) We are the Tennants Kapka Kassabova (Poem)

Feminist Literature I Am Woman - Helen Reddy (Song lyrics) Im wifeIve finished that - Emily Dickenson Just a Girl - No Doubt (Song lyrics) Stupid Girls Pink (Song lyrics) The Housewife - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Poem) The Yellow Wallpaper - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Short story) A Room of ones own/Three guineas Virginia Woolf (Non Fiction) Herland - Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Novel) Katherine Mansfield Short Stories The Beauty Myth - Naomi Wolf (Non-fiction) The Bloody Chamber Angela Carter The Cleft - Doris Lessing (Novel) The Story of an African Farm - Olive Schreiner (Novel) Magic Realism And the Ass Saw the Angel- Nick Cave Angela Carter Haruki Murakami How I Live Now Meg Rosoff (Novel) Jorge Luis Borges Kafka Midnight in Paris Woody Allen (Film) One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Novel) Cemeteries of London Coldplay (Song lyrics) Forrest Gump (Film) Midnights Children Salman Rushdie (Novel) Pans Labyrinth G del Toro (Film) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button F Scott Fitzgerald (Short Story and film) The Thief of Time John Boyne (Novel) The Vintners Luck Elizabeth Knox (Novel and film)

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New Zealand Literature

Witi Ihimaera Biography Growing Up Maori Witi Ihimaera Drama Tanz der schwane. Waituhi:the life of the village. Woman far Walking. Witi Ihimaera Non Fiction Titles Beautiful New Zealand. Beautiful North Island of New Zealand. Beautiful South Island of New Zealand. Chapter in: As Fair as New Zealand to Me : New Zealand writers in Katherine Mansfields Menton. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2000. Faces of the land. Growing up Maori. Land, sea and sky. Legendary land. Mask and Mirror: an artists book. New Zealand through the arts: past and present,. New Zealand: first to see the dawn. Nga tohu whenua. In: Growing Up Maori. This is New Zealand.

Patricia Grace Baby No-eyes (Novel) Tu (Novel) Cousins (Novel) Potiki (Novel) Short Stories check with your teacher anything from Small Holes in the Silence would be fine. Alan Duff Once Were Warriors (Novel) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (Novel) Jakes Long Shadow (Novel) State Ward (Novel) Janet Frame An Angel at My Table (Autobiography) To the Is-land (Autobiography) Owls Do Cry (Autobiography) Faces in the Water (Novel) Short stories and poetry

Maurice Gee In My Fathers Den (Novel and film) Crime Story (Novel and film titled Fracture) Access Road (Novel) Live Bodies (Novel) CK Stead Mansfield (Novel) My Name was Judas (Novel) Talking About ODwyer (Novel) All Visitors Ashore (Novel)

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Witi Ihimaera Novels Band of Angels Bulibasha : King of the gypsies. Nights in the Gardens of Spain. Sky Dancer. Tangi and Whanau:Two classic Maori novels. Tangi. The Dream Swimmer The Matriarch. The Parihaka Woman The Rope of Man. The Trowenna sea: a novel. The Uncles Story. Whanau II. Whanau. New Zealand Poets Apirana Taylor Fleur Adcock Glenn Colquhoun Hone Tuwhare Lauris Edmond Robert Sullivan Sam Hunt Ursula Bethell New Zealand Short Stories Any by Katherine Mansfield Check with your teacher about appropriate titles. Graeme Lay The Trouble with Fire Fiona Kidman

Barbara Anderson Portrait of the Artists Wife (Novel) Girls High (Novel) Long Hot Summer (Novel) The Swing Around (Novel) Getting There (Autobiography) Collected Stories

Bill Manhire The Best of NZ Poems Collected Poems 1967-1999) Lifted (Poetry) Six by Six (Short Stories) Rachel King The Sound of Butterflies Magpie Hall

Owen Marshall Short Stories An Indirect Geography [radio narrative] Supper Waltz Wilson, and Other New Zealand Stories Requiem in a Townhouse The Ace of Diamonds Gang and Other Stories The Best of Owen Marshall's Short Stories. The Day Hemingway Died, and Other Stories. The Divided World:Selected Stories. The Lynx Hunter, and Other Stories. The Master of Big Jingles & Other Stories. Tomorrow We Save the Orphans When Gravity Snaps.

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Other New Zealand Authors


On River Road Chris Else (Novel) The Bone People Keri Hulme (Novel)

Owen Marshall Novels A Many-coated Man. Harlequin Rex The Larnarchs Owen Marshall

Tooth and Nail Mary Findlay (Autobiography) Wednesday to Come Renee (Play) Kissing Shadows Renee (Play)
NZ Films Bliss : The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield Fiona Samuel Forgotten Silver Peter Jackson Fracture (based on novel Crime Story by Maurice Gee) Heavenly Creatures Peter Jackson In My Fathers Den No.2 Once Were Warriors Lee Tamihori Scarfies Second-hand Wedding Siones Wedding The Piano Jane Campion The Worlds Fastest Indian

Poetry Occasional Sleepwalking in Antarctica and Other Poems Obituary "The Diogenes Club (in memory of Bill Sewell)." New Zealand Books 3.13; Aug (2003): 17

More NZ writers and poets on nzepc: http://www.nzepc.auckland.ac.nz/ For an extensive list of NZ writers and their works: http://www.nzlf.auckland.ac.nz/browse/

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Pasifika Literature Albert Wendt Black Rainbow Comes the revolution Flying Fox in a Freedom Tree: And Other Stories Inside us the Dead (Poetry) Lali: A Pacific Anthology (Poetry) Leaves of the Banyan Tree Nuanua: Pacific Writing in English since 1980 Ola Photographs Pouliuli, Shaman of Visions Sons for the Return Home The Best of Albert Wendt's Short Stories The Birth and Death of the Miracle Man The Book of the Black Star The contract The Mango's Kiss (Novel) The Songmakers Chair Whetu Moana: A Collection of Pacific Poems Serie Barford Oscar Kightley Dawn Raids (Play) Fresh off the Boat (Play) Frigate Bird Sings (Play) Niu Sila (Play) Romeo and Tusi (Play) Tapa Talk (Poetry) Selina Tusitala Marsh Fast talking PI (Poetry) Karlo Mila A well written body (Poetry) Dream fish floating (Poetry) Konaihelu Thaman Kakala (Poetry) Langakali (Poetry) Songs of Love (Poetry) You the choice of my parents Sia Figiel Poetry Teresia Teaiwa I can see Fiji: poetry and sound (CD of poetry) Last virgin in paradise: a serious comedy Searching for Nei Nim'anoa (Poetry)

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