Set in the Manila, Philippines, this short story explores the themes of religion and stereotypes surrounding homosexuality and HIV/AIDS.
This 900-word free essay analyses the theme of integrity in Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible'. Plot and character discussions point to the uses of motivation, symbolism and literary techniques in the play.
Is this Shakespearean comedy still relevant in our schools? English student Sarah Cabucos critically analyses the value of studying ‘The Merchant of Venice’ in the twenty-first century.
This essay analyses Kathy Walker's poem 'Acacia Ridge' and identifies the intent of the poem to call for a moral recognition of racism against Aboriginal people as a way to reconciliation
This analysis argues that Shakespeare's theme of Love in 'Romeo and Juliet' is highly relevant today. Love’s obstacles, 'True love never does run smooth' is true as ever' writes Joshua Cabucos.
Notes and guides when travelling to El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
In this analysis, Joshua Cabucos' argues that AB 'Banjo' Paterson's poem is important but may not be a great representation of Australian national identity. Read to find out why.
This analysis argues for the transformative and morally enlightening elements of Craig Silvey's novel.
This analysis of the award-winning short film 'Be My Brother' argues that the social assumptions and stereotypes placed on people with disability is a limiting factor for relationships and society to be happy.
Here is a suggestion on how to conduct a prayer session using the bible as the center of activity.
As a highly significant biblical text, how would you, as a teacher, engage students with the story of the Good Samaritan from Luke 10:25-37? Ways to use this passage in your Religious Education class.
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What are the techniques for analyzing a visual text or image?
Folktales, legends and myths from the Philippines. Originally written in Filipino by Dionisio Salazar. Translated into English by Erwin Cabucos.
With the success of women-of-color in American Television, the question for Australian TV producers is: will we see more of racial diversity in our small screen soon?
Australia's third largest city has the world-class Chinese dimsum or yum cha to offer to the most sophisticated gourmand traveller
This analysis of Frank Darabont's film 'The Green Mile' taken from Stephen King's book explores the symbols that pertain to the allegorical meaning of the Christian tradition.
Yes, sweet potato leaves are not only edible, they are delicious and nutritious. But how do you cook this uncommon vegetable?
Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, offers beautiful spots for locals and tourists alike. It starts with catching the free ferry ride that will take you to the breathtaking sights of this subtropical city.
The Mass celebrates cultural diversity and racial differences of people. Here are ways on how to conduct a multicultural eucharistic liturgy.
Classroom activities in analyzing Henry Lawson's 'The Cattle-dog's death
This poetry analysis discusses the poetic devices used in Kath Walker's poem 'Son of Mine' that allude to the purpose of the poem - reconciliation between black and white Australians.
Now that the world prefers to engage in multimodal than written texts – screen over books, what impacts will it have on learning? What educational theories could validate this book-to-screen shift?
Erwin Cabucos writes an annotated list of works of fiction relevant to the theory of post-structuralism and multiculturalism
In this essay, Cabucos analyses John Marden's and Shaun Tan's visual text 'The Rabbits' in the eyes of poststructuralism and postcolonialism critical theories. Good for term paper.
This free novel analysis explores the concept of redemption through love and sacrifice in Narnia.
This free essay discusses the importance of myths and legends to understanding national identities.
Catholic priests and bishops in the Philippines wrote an official document to stop gay marriage. It's called - 'The Dignity and Vocation of Homosexual Persons'
Writing a poem analysis for school essay or term paper is not an easy task. Try this technique. It has suggested structure and tips on how to complete a successful poetry analysis.
This analysis of Exodus 12:1-20 illustrates that the story of the Passover is a testament to God's act of love and redemption for His people, the poor and the vulnerable.
PEEL stands for 'point', 'explain', 'evidence' and 'link', and it is a great way to write your essay.
Cabucos explores the contextual, textual and contemporary interpretation of Mark 5:1-20. This article demonstrates how the three worlds of text: behind, within and in front are applied to a passage.