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  • Looking For Alibrandi By Melina Marchetta
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    TOPIC: Josie Alibrandi goes "looking" for herself she discovers she needs to create herself. In the novel "looking for Alibrandi, written by Melina March etta", there are many different situations and feelings that Josephine Alibrandi goes through, in order to figure out who she really is as a person. Josie also has to deal with the normal up and down roller coaster ride of being a teenage girl. At the end of her journey she has very different views on certain topics to the original thoughts tha...
  • Josie's Mother
    376 words
    Role of The Family Josie is searching to discover the true nature of her family history. She comes to learn that much of what she has been told in incorrect. A number of issues that both she and her mother deal with are explained by some of her family circumstances. Her grandmother, father and mother all have a significant amount to teach her about herself and about herself. Each in their own way has the power to impart some personal experience that will assist Josie in her journey. She does com...
  • Tom With Josie And Helen With Pascal
    676 words
    BOOK REPORT Roman Kizner World Lit THE IMMORTAL By: me n ur... I read the book called the immortal by Christofer Pike. The story takes place in an island Greco in Greece. It is a great island and is mostly for tourism. But near that island about 5 miles away from Greco is a sacred island of Delos which attracts many tourists. It is sacred because its very old and there are prehistoric ruins everywhere on it. But the main reason it is sacred is because many believe Zeus the all powerful god was b...
  • Josie And Christina
    552 words
    The novel "Looking for Alibrandi" is centered around the growth and development of the relations among the three generations of Alibrandi women. Josephine Alibrandi, a Catholic school girl is the protagonist in her final high school year. She attends St. Martha's, a wealthy catholic school in Sydney's eastern suburbs, on an academic scholarship. Her Italian origin and illegitimacy have been the reason for a lot of persecution in her life. Josephine is a stubborn, melodramatic, confused, young gi...
  • Carly Calls Josie A Wog
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    The novel by Melina March etta "Looking for alibrandi" has got a lot of similarities to real life situations. The time that I read it, it really fitted in well with my life and I'm sure a lot of teenage kids life, because the main character and teenager kids have some things in common. For example we are in our prime years of school and we are experiencing new things in the world and at school. In this novel Josie Alibrandi tells the story of a year in her life. The scene, which I have selected,...
  • Josie Alibrandi
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    Josie Alibrandi (Pia Miranda) is torn between her two cultures. Josie believes - courtesy of her Italian Nonna - that she and her mother (Greta Scac chi) are cursed. Nonna constantly drums Italian culture into Josie's head, but the stuck-up racist girls at Josie's school keep telling Josie that she is an outsider because she is a wog. Couple that with Josie being torn between two guys - a boy from the wrong side of the tracks who wears ripped jeans and rides a motorbike and the premier's son, a ...
  • Josie's Relationships With People In St
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    ENGLISH ESSAY - discuss the changes taken place throughout Josie's relationships with people by the end of her HSC year The changes taken place throughout Josie's relationships with people by the end of her HSC year has changed dramatically. Her relationship with her Nonna, Michael Andretti and her social school relationships with the girls from St Martha's slowly changes as she starts to mature and realise that she needs to open up her heart and accept who she really is, and to understand other...
  • Josie's Sensitivity Changes Toward Her Nonna
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    It is only through facing the challenges put before us that we grow in self-knowledge and self-identity. In this essay I will be discussing this statement with references to the novel looking for Alibrandi. I will be discussing the ways and why Josie changes her perspective about curtain people and curtain things. At the start of the novel Josie's view's her nonna as a conformist and weak. This is due to her nonna sticking to the strict 'Italian rules' and trying to make Josie act like herself. ...
  • Our Own Lives Josie
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    The four issues that I choose were family, fitting in at school, life after school and suicide. I choose these events because they are ones that effect me and people I know FAMILY AND FREEDOM Josie and her mother have a pretty good relationship. It is a typical mother daughter relationship. One minute they love each other and the next minute they " ll be screeching at each other about stupid little things Her mother is a secretary and translator for a few doctors in Leichhardt. This is a suburb ...

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