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North and South: Overview

VCE Literature Units 3&4

Source: Black, S. (2019). North and South [Digital montage].

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)


Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

North and South | Introduction

Level 1 resourceNorth and south is a "story of the contrast between the values of rural southern England and the industrial north" (Britannica, n.d.)

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North & South | LitChart Study Guide

North and South | Audio books

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Curriculum Alignment

Content: Reading and Viewing
  • Literature / Literature and context: Compare and evaluate a range of representations of individuals and groups in different historical, social and cultural contexts (VCELT460)
  • Literature / Responding to literature: Evaluate the social, moral and ethical positions represented in texts (VCELT462)
  • Literature / Examining literature : Analyse and evaluate text structures and language features of literary texts and make relevant thematic and intertextual connections with other texts (VCELT464)
  • Literacy / Texts in context : Analyse and evaluate how people, cultures, places, events, objects and concepts are represented in texts, including media texts, through language, structural and/or visual choices (VCELY466)
  • Literacy / Interpreting, analysing, evaluating Identify and analyse implicit or explicit values, beliefs and assumptions in texts and how these are influenced by purposes and likely audiences (VCELY467)
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