Explain How Tom Brennan and Juno (Related Text) Portray the Consequences of Moving Into the World

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Explain how Tom Brennan and Juno (related text) portray the consequences of moving into the world.

The concept “Into the world” is a process assisted with many new experiences and changes. An individual’s response to these experiences and changes is known as a consequence. Thoroughly portraying the stages of moving into the world with the assistance of an array of techniques, the novel “The story of Tom Brennan” by J.C burke and the movie “Juno” composed by Jason Reitman, distinctly present a variety of consequences as an individual’s response to many changes and new experiences.

Throughout the novel “The Story Of Tom Brennan” Burke cleverly employs an enormous amount of changes as a result of one tragic event. The event involves universally known themes such as teen drinking and drink driving. She enhances the insight on the consequences of moving into the world through basing the novel on narrative voice of the protagonist, Tom Brennan.

The first change portrayed is the change of towns (Mumbilli to Coghil). The change of towns isolates him, knowing no one other his family who had become very separated. This made Tom mentally unstable; “I sat down watching them, wondering how they managed to look so relaxed in a place like this. I felt so tense. all i wanted to do was go back to my room, back to the darkness of the cave”.

Not only did Tom become isolated, but his interest of football disintegrated. The consequence presented through narrative voice portrayed that Tom was never the less physically unhealthy. “I hadn’t decided if I was playing rugby this year. In fact, I hadn’t decided if I was playing ever again”. In both cases through narrative voice Burke shows that becoming unhealthy was a result of moving into the world for Tom.

Moving further into the novel it is seen that Tom experiences a change in schools. Through the use of descriptive language, J.C Burke intelligently presents a positive consequence of moving into the world. “Finally there...
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