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The 7 Stages of Grieving and The Longest Memory



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1. Introduction

2. Context: More Than Just Racism

  • The Colonisation of Australia
  • Slavery

3. The 7 Stages of Grieving Summary and Analysis

  • Scenes 1-8
  • Scene 9-16
  • Scenes 17-24

4. The Longest Memory Summary and Analysis

  • Chapter 1-3
  • Chapter 4-6
  • Chapter 7-9
  • Chapter 10-12
  • Chapter 13-14

5. Themes, Ideas, and Key Messages

  • Convergent Ideas
  • Divergent ideas
  • Divergent ideas in The 7 Stages of Grieving
  • Divergent ideas in The Longest Memory

6. Structural Features

  • The 7 Stages of Grieving
  • The Longest Memory

7. Critical Readings

  • Critical Race Theory
  • Settler-Colonial Theory
  • Where Do We Go From Here?

8. Sample A+ Essay Prompts (Annotated)

  • Theme-Based Prompt
  • Character-Based Prompt
  • Quote-Based Prompt
  • How-Based Prompt
  • Metalanguage-Based Prompt

9. Final word

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