List 1


Achebe, Chinua, Things Fall Apart (4)

Arnott, Robbie, Flames (A) (3)

Austen, Jane, Pride and Prejudice (4)

Erpenbeck, Jenny, Go, Went, Gone (3)

Franklin, Miles, My Brilliant Career (A) (1)

García Márquez, Gabriel, Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1)

Jackson, Shirley, We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2)

Ogawa, Yōko, The Memory Police (1)

Short Stories

Hadley, Tessa, Bad Dreams and Other Stories (2)
Stories for study: All

Munro, Alice, Runaway (4)
Stories for study: All


Harrison, Jane, Rainbow’s End (A) (2)

Shakespeare, William, Much Ado About Nothing (4)

Sophocles, Oedipus the King (1)


Papertalk Greene, Charmaine and Kinsella, John, False Claims of Colonial Thieves (A) (3)

Wordsworth, William, William Wordsworth: Poems Selected by Seamus Heaney (4)

Multimodal Texts


Johnson, Stephen (director), High Ground (A) (2)

Wilder, Billy (director), Sunset Boulevard (2)


Ottley, Matt, Requiem for a Beast (A) (2)

Non-Fiction texts

Laveau-Harvie, Vicki, The Erratics (A) (3)

Noah, Trevor, Born a Crime (2)

List 2

Framework of Ideas Texts for study
Writing about personal journeys Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, ‘The Danger of a Single Story’ (1)

Duong, Amy, ‘The Red Plastic Chair is a Vietnamese Cultural Institution, and My Anchor’ (A) (1)

Hodge, Maya, ‘bidngen’ (A) (1)

López, Matthew, Walter’s speech (end of Part 1) from The Inheritance (1)

Writing about play Gay, Virginia, Monologue from Cyrano (A) (1)

Roffey, Chelsea, ‘An Open Letter to Doubting Thomas’ (A) (1)

Russon, Penni, ‘All That We Know of Dreaming’ (A) (1)

Winton, Tim, ‘About the Boys’ (A) (1)

Writing about country Chekhov, Anton, ‘Gooseberries’ (1)

Clarke, Maxine Beneba, Chapter 2, The Hate Race (A) (1)

Kassab, Yumna, ‘The Conquest of Land and Dream’ (A) (1)

Lynch, Cassie, ‘Split’ (A) (1)

Writing about protest Gillespie, Mark, ‘Friday Essay: On the Sydney Mardi Gras March of 1978’ (A) (1)

Pankhurst, Emmeline, ‘Freedom or Death’ (1)

Vonnegut, Kurt, ‘Harrison Bergeron’ (1)

Wyatt, Meyne, Monologue from City of Gold (A) (1)