Processes and strategies
Integrate sources of information, processes, and strategies purposefully and confidently to identify, form, and express increasingly sophisticated ideas:
- thinks critically about texts with understanding and confidence
- creates a range of increasingly varied and complex texts by integrating sources of information and processing strategies
Select, develop, and communicate connected ideas on a range of topics.
- develops and communicates comprehensive ideas, information, and understandings
Select and use a range of language features appropriately for a variety of effects.
- uses a wide range of text conventions, including grammatical and spelling conventions, appropriately, effectively, and with accuracy.
Organise texts, using a range of appropriate, effective structures.
- achieves a sense of coherence and wholeness when constructing texts
...A person faces many struggles throughout his/her life. Furthermore, not all situations are resolve. This is evident in many shortstories that mainly focuses on a character who is undergoing an inner conflict. In the shortstory, “The Necklace”, Mr. Loisel deals with his wife and the troubles she creates. Furthermore, in the shortstory, “Lamb to the Slaughter”, Mrs. Maloney struggles with the fact that her husband wants to leave her. Lastly, Andy from “On the Sidewalk Bleeding”, is stuck between a life or death situation. Mr. Loisel, Mrs. Maloney, and Andy illustrate how one is bound to encounter situations that cannot be handle despite of trying everything that can possibly solve it. Mr. Loisel, character from, “The Necklace”, faces many problems that are not successfully resolved. At the beginning of the story, the reader is introduced to Mr. Loisel and his wife who only wishes to be in the high class status. A dilemma creates a friction between them after receiving an invitation to attend a ball. Mr. Loisel fails to convince his wife to attend; she later on reveals, “Only I have no dress and…It annoys me not to have a single jewel, not a single stone, nothing to put on” (De Maupassant 930). Consequently, he is obliged to sacrifice his money and time hoping that his wife would finally be satisfy; however, he is unable to do so. Mr. Loisel later on faces another...