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After Darkness (NEAP)

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The Neap English Text Guide to After Darkness by Christine Piper enables students to acquire a deeper understanding of the text, to develop their own critical thinking skills, and to tackle their essays and exams with greater confidence.

The Neap English Text Guide to After Darkness by Christine Piper features:

  • a general introduction to the text
  • an easy-to-follow layout
  • background information on the author of After Darkness, such as personal history and writing career
  • the historical and cultural contexts in which the text was written, such as the pearling industry in Broome in Western Australia in 1938, biological warfare research in Tokyo in the mid-1930s, and Loveday Camp in South Australia in 1942
  • key quotes for each chapter in addition to detailed chapter summaries
  • in-depth main character summaries and secondary character summaries coupled with key words selected to describe each character
  • analysis of the central themes in After Darkness, such as silence and duty, the consequence of silence,
    and prejudice
  • critical reception and perspectives of the text
  • images to help with learning, such as a flowchart of the events in the text, and an image of pearl divers in Broome in Western Australia
  • a guide to planning and writing an essay
  • two sample essays; one with essay structure explained as well as one complete essay
  • focus questions as well as further exam-style questions
  • marginal notes explaining key passages, ideas, terms and characters
  • a bibliography and further reading section
  • the expertise of practising VCE English teachers.

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