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#1 ChrisEss

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 04:57 PM

huh.gif Got my personal study on wednesday. ive read The Beach by Alex Garland and done a practice essay on it, teacher said it was ok but too short and to bluk it up more. anyone else read this book or done an essay on it? i searched and someone mentioned it but they didnt do it. Really need help, i feel ive said all i can and its only something like 600 words sad.gif
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Posted 06 February 2006 - 06:02 PM

Apparently there's a movie on it also which you might want to watch.

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 06:07 PM

yeh i heard about that but the person that told me said it isnt really like the book, and it jus happens to be that my teacher knows the book inside out =\

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 06:55 PM

you should have picked another book then rolleyes.gif

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 09:54 PM

Oh. I read that book a few years ago. The film is not nearly as good as the book imo - Keaty isn't in the film I dont think.

My big sister did it for her personal study so there's notes all over the book. Oh aye, she compared it to Lord of the Flies if I remember right. smile.gif

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Posted 06 February 2006 - 09:56 PM

yeh ive got that whole theme down, and ive got down stuff on the forbidden paradise theme and how things that are too good to be true usually are. not sue what else to put though.

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Posted 08 February 2006 - 04:25 PM

well, sat it today, seemed to go better than expected although im still not sure. i ended up writing alot more than i expected but ive not really said anything more so we'll see how it goes. thanks for the ideas smile.gif





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