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Re: VCE Journey Journal (feel free to participate!)
« Reply #375 on: July 26, 2017, 10:01:10 pm »
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Yeah, year of wonders is a good read but the ending is questionable. I know my teacher and most of the people in my class despise it. But you can't really say anything about the quality of the texts in your essays.

I'm doing these texts too, totally agree that the ending of YOW is very questionable! Don't know how I'd compare it to Crucible either...
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« Reply #376 on: July 26, 2017, 11:18:22 pm »
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Yeah, year of wonders is a good read but the ending is questionable. I know my teacher and most of the people in my class despise it. But you can't really say anything about the quality of the texts in your essays.

That's true.

I'm doing these texts too, totally agree that the ending of YOW is very questionable! Don't know how I'd compare it to Crucible either...

There are actually quite a lot of area to compare between the two texts. One which immediately comes to mind would be the interpretation of religion and how it shapes the society. Something which Quantum44 has mention in an earlier post.

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« Reply #377 on: August 03, 2017, 10:09:17 pm »
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3/08/17

Term 3 is going so quickly already  :'(  Today I finished the Methods course and it just confirmed how imminent exams really are. Given that Methods is my weaker subject, I'll be glad to take my time with revision and fill in any knowledge gaps. I feel in control of both English and German at this point but am terrified for Literature. I've still got to learn about 12 more poems before the exam.

My main aim from now until exams is to prioritise skilfully and back myself more  :)

Hopefully everyone else is surviving term 3  ;D
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« Reply #378 on: August 04, 2017, 12:28:08 am »
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3/08/17

Term 3 is going so quickly already  :'(  Today I finished the Methods course and it just confirmed how imminent exams really are. Given that Methods is my weaker subject, I'll be glad to take my time with revision and fill in any knowledge gaps. I feel in control of both English and German at this point but am terrified for Literature. I've still got to learn about 12 more poems before the exam.

My main aim from now until exams is to prioritise skilfully and back myself more  :)

Hopefully everyone else is surviving term 3  ;D
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« Reply #379 on: August 09, 2017, 06:08:26 pm »
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I'm doing these texts too, totally agree that the ending of YOW is very questionable! Don't know how I'd compare it to Crucible either...


I studied both texts last year and agree that the end of YOW is questionable - I prefer the ambiguous ending without the 'afterword' part. At first I thought I couldn't find any links either but don't worry - there is plenty to write about! There are lots of characters that you can compare and well as themes which is good :)
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« Reply #380 on: August 10, 2017, 05:51:01 pm »
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I studied both texts last year and agree that the end of YOW is questionable - I prefer the ambiguous ending without the 'afterword' part. At first I thought I couldn't find any links either but don't worry - there is plenty to write about! There are lots of characters that you can compare and well as themes which is good :)

I think they are surprisingly similar, both detailing catastrophic historical events from the 17th century which transformed the villages. As for the ending of YOW, I think I have grown to appreciate it more, as it does have symbolic importance.
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« Reply #381 on: August 22, 2017, 07:21:00 pm »
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Anyone else have that feeling, when you study so hard for a sac but you don't do so well anyways.

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« Reply #382 on: August 22, 2017, 07:42:45 pm »
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Anyone else have that feeling, when you study so hard for a sac but you don't do so well anyways.
yep, had that several times in vce :( (also uni)

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« Reply #383 on: August 22, 2017, 08:16:27 pm »
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Anyone else have that feeling, when you study so hard for a sac but you don't do so well anyways.
I had this happen a few times over the years!

It's perfectly okay, you learn from your mistakes, so that means you have room to improve before an exam! :)
I believe you can do it, I'll be cheering you on, no matter what! :)

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« Reply #384 on: August 22, 2017, 09:31:14 pm »
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Finished a few practice exams for specialist and methods. Also did the chemistry sample exam which I think I did pretty good in. Still have a lot to work on, but overall: feeling good. Started a kilbaha paper and was like nope on the fourth question, so I might start that again tomorrow lol.

My school hasn't even finished the course yet for chem :( but hopefully they'll finish before term 4.

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« Reply #385 on: August 23, 2017, 07:33:29 am »
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Finished a few practice exams for specialist and methods. Also did the chemistry sample exam which I think I did pretty good in. Still have a lot to work on, but overall: feeling good. Started a kilbaha paper and was like nope on the fourth question, so I might start that again tomorrow lol.

Haha VCAA exams are quite soothing and then you go and try kilbaha and destroys every shred of confidence. I think I'm going to stick with the 'easy' exam companies for now.

My school hasn't even finished the course yet for chem :( but hopefully they'll finish before term 4.

If you're worried about finishing the course early, you could always work ahead and accelerate through food chem to fit in more practice exams.
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« Reply #386 on: August 23, 2017, 05:16:19 pm »
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I had this happen a few times over the years!

It's perfectly okay, you learn from your mistakes, so that means you have room to improve before an exam! :)
I believe you can do it, I'll be cheering you on, no matter what! :)

Thank you:)

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« Reply #387 on: August 25, 2017, 03:44:15 pm »
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Had 2 methods sac so far and i got 40%
Really dont know what to so, i wanna drop it cause methods sucks but its a pre req

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« Reply #388 on: September 06, 2017, 12:24:23 am »
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- UMAT results were released today ( May the odds be in your favour)
- Thinking about making my methods bound reference ( don't know when ill get around to it)
- Billions of essays to write for english. Im exaggerating by a million HAHA
- Chemistry is pree lit- food chem ( I constantly need snacks in class tho)- hardcore foodie
- Major sleep debt
- Exams a pree close- mixed feelings

Most likely won't remember any of this in the next few months after exams. Hopefully.

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« Reply #389 on: September 06, 2017, 08:32:07 am »
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- UMAT results were released today ( May the odds be in your favour)
- Thinking about making my methods bound reference ( don't know when ill get around to it)
- Billions of essays to write for english. Im exaggerating by a million HAHA
- Chemistry is pree lit- food chem ( I constantly need snacks in class tho)- hardcore foodie
- Major sleep debt
- Exams a pree close- mixed feelings

Most likely won't remember any of this in the next few months after exams. Hopefully.


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