"The Whale Rider" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Whale Rider

    Whale Rider is a 2002 drama film directed by Niki Caro, based on the novel of the same name. A contemporary story of love,...

    Culture, Māori, Māori culture 842  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    Movie analysis The Whale Rider Together with Yavaraj Athur Raghuvir I watched the movie called The Whale...

    Family, Māori, Māori culture 891  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    Writing Response: Whaler Rider (2002) In the film Whale Rider (2002) Nikki Carro takes us on a journey of a...

    Climax, Film, Film characters 1091  Words | 3  Pages

  • whale rider

    he was rescued by a whale, after his canoe was lost in the sea. He rode the whale and founded the Maori people, and from that day...

    Eye color, Family, Iwi 891  Words | 2  Pages

  • Analysis of the Whale Rider

    THE WHALE RIDER The film's plot follows the story of Paikea Apirana ("Pai")[In the book, her name is Kahu, short for Kahutia Te...

    Family, Grandparent, Māori 1485  Words | 4  Pages

  • Whale Rider Chapter Questions

    The Whale Rider Chapter Questions Chapters 1-6  1. Chapter 1 begins in myth, and myths explain what was once...

    Birds of New Zealand, Cetacea, Humpback whale 563  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gender Androgyny in "The Whale Rider"

    sexes in the mind corresponding to the two sexes in the body”(Woolf 37). Throughout out the movie Whale Rider, the androgynous...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Female, Gender 1391  Words | 4  Pages

  • Whale Rider By Witi Ihimaera

    Whale Rider By: Witi Ihimaera SUMMARY The Whangara tribe (a Maori tribe in New Zealand) is traditionally led by a male....

    Family, Grandparent, Humpback whale 2101  Words | 6  Pages

  • Whale Rider: Inner Strength and Determination

    Whale Rider: Inner Strength and Determination The film Whale Rider opens with a man, Porourangi,...

    Beached whale, Family, Māori 1330  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    has been written about the strong family message in Whale Rider, and there is no mistaking that this story of intergenerational...

    Family, Girl, Māori 575  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    Whale Rider The “Whale Rider”, filmed in New Zealand and directed by Niki Caro, is a film based on...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Family, Keisha Castle-Hughes 715  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    The film Whale Rider I about a young girl named Paikea. When Paikea was born, she had a twin brother, but unfortunately her...

    Film, Gender differences, Māori culture 455  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    The Whale Rider By Witi Ihimaera Published May 2003 Kahu (Pai) is an eight year old Maori girl with a special gift. She...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Family, Keisha Castle-Hughes 3221  Words | 13  Pages

  • Whale rider

    The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera has many important themes that are represented by several characters in the text such as...

    Boy, Female, Has-a 455  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider Essay

    Whale Rider Essay “Pai must overcome resistance as she tries to assume her destiny as the leader of a tribe on the NZ coast.”...

    Beached whale, Family, Leadership 479  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Whale Rider Essay

    The Whale Rider Describe at least ONE effective technique used in the written text(s). Explain how this technique helped you to...

    Fiction, Fiction writing, Leadership 500  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider Analysis

    Whale Rider Analysis Most heroes are big strong men, or mythical creatures that have thousands of stories and tales written...

    Boy, Family, Female 520  Words | 2  Pages

  • "The Whale Rider" Techniques

    Niki Caro directed the film 'The Whale Rider'. She has used a number of cinematic techniques in this film to create atmosphere...

    Cinematic techniques, Emotion, Film 519  Words | 2  Pages

  • Student

    “The whale rider” Abstract “Whale Rider” is a drama film of the 2002, based on the novel of Witi...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Film festival, Keisha Castle-Hughes 1347  Words | 4  Pages

  • An essay on Moby Dick

    Only Whales In Common There are many instances where peoples’ beliefs reflect upon their actions. If someone does not believe in love, they...

    Herman Melville, Māori, Moby-Dick 1524  Words | 4  Pages

  • An Analysis of Witi Ihimaera's Whale Rider

    In Witi Ihimaera's novel "Whale Rider" we follow Rawiri as he goes through his life watching the growth, incidents and magic of...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Mind, Narrative 409  Words | 2  Pages

  • Belonging - the Namesake

    one other text of your own choosing. An individual’s connection to their family, a culture or place can develop a greater understanding of themselves or...

    Jhumpa Lahiri, Mira Nair, Niki Caro 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • miss

    the Whale Rider – he who rode on top of a whale from Hawaiki. However, Pai is female and technically cannot inherit...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Family, Keisha Castle-Hughes 1292  Words | 4  Pages

  • Antigone vs. Pai

    of controversies get resolved, many do not and end up arising again. A great example of this comes from the play Antigone by Sophocles and the film...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Hulk, Keisha Castle-Hughes 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • God, Women, Antigone, and Pai

    Antigone and Pai There are people that are alike, but there leaders and followers witch separates those two types of people. Same actions could mean...

    Whale Rider 935  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider Peter Skrzynecki Essay

    one or the other. This is also evident throughout the movie Whale Rider, directed by Niki Caro. The authors express this notion...

    Arrest, Culture, New Zealand 810  Words | 2  Pages

  • Book Report Anna

    Anna Karlsson EP12 Engelska Book report Book report I have read The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera. It is a short little book with...

    New Zealand, Whale Rider 940  Words | 2  Pages

  • rainbows end

    ‘At the heart of our search for a sense of belonging will always be our relationships.’ Good relations enrich our lives enabling us to feel a sense of...

    Australia, Family, Indigenous Australians 865  Words | 3  Pages

  • essay

    at home “no thankyou this is my place. I’m staying right here with my mum and Nan” page 172 Dolly “Do you have any idea what will happen if you walk into...

    English-language films, Family, Grandparent 860  Words | 4  Pages

  • Niki Caro's Whale Rider - An analysis in relation to journeys

    Fall Apart (1958) by Chinua Achebe and the film Whale Rider (2002) by Niki Caro both address the overcoming of emotional...

    Chinua Achebe, Igbo people, New Zealand 549  Words | 2  Pages

  • Understanding Bend It Like Beckham and Whale Rider

    prepare herself to become leader, even though her grandfather opposed. However something that sets the Whale Rider plot apart...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Bend It Like Beckham, Gurinder Chadha 752  Words | 2  Pages

  • Belonging - Romulus My Father and Whale Rider

    strong the bond really was, with a quote being “I loved him to deeply and know that after what was shared at frogmore, no quarrel could estrange us”. The...

    Family, Niki Caro, Novel 611  Words | 2  Pages

  • Dfafdas

    The Whale Rider Chapter 1-6 Questions and answers: 1. Chapter 1 begins in myth and myths explain what was once unexplainable...

    Birds of New Zealand, Foreshadowing, Iwi 496  Words | 2  Pages

  • Japanese Castles

    Whale Rider Questions 1.The movie starts underwater, we can hear whale noises and haunting music. 2.The baby is...

    Cetaceans, Family, Humpback whale 474  Words | 2  Pages

  • Paikea and Garnder's Intelligences

    In the movie Whale Rider, Paikea, the main character, overcomes her struggles with Paka, her grandfather, and becomes the new...

    Family, Mammal, Motor control 440  Words | 2  Pages

  • Paikea’s Determination to Become the Chief

    Paikea’s Determination to Become the Chief Whale Rider by Niki Caro is a story about a 12 year old girl who is the true heir to...

    Boy, Family, Humpback whale 767  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    enough to face all the problems. Fate WITI Ihimaera novel "Whale Rider is a very important topic. Kahu's destiny is to become the...

    Family, Haka, Māori 989  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    6 December 2012 Religion 100 Religious Themes Through The Whale Rider Within the movie Whale...

    Christ, Gospel of Matthew, Jesus 2704  Words | 7  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    Whale Rider Movies are a very integral part of our society and we consider them to be extremely important for our leisure needs....

    Character, Family, Film 1162  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Whale Rider

    the legendary "whale rider." In every generation since Kahutia, a male heir has inherited the title of chief. But now there is...

    Family, Female, Gender 1377  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    What Is The Author Trying To Say In The Whale Rider? Let’s face it. We all have those family members. I’m talking about the...

    Cousin, Family, If You Have to Ask 1167  Words | 3  Pages

  • Characterization in Whale Rider

    that looks like a whale, the whales and their relation to the people whose legend are told, carvings, interior designs in the...

    New Zealand, Whale 1462  Words | 4  Pages

  • Feb Whale Rider

    Date Class Topics Deliverable Assigned Materials Self-Assessment (Leader and the Leadership Process Book) 09/11 Feb Introduction to BUS 401...

    1967, 1975, 1977 327  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whale Riders Film Analysis

    about. I then decided that I wanted to take on a more challenging film, one that I had never heard of, and one that I would really have to study to...

    Female, Feminism, Gender 1386  Words | 4  Pages

  • Whale Rider Analysis Paper

    A Whale of a Ride! Film Analysis Paper   The film “Whale Rider” took me on a whale of an...

    Authoritarianism, Erik Erikson, Family 1231  Words | 4  Pages

  • Belonging - Whale Rider and as You Like It

    alone. The fact that Rosalind was accepted as a man so easily by merely cross-dressing and putting on an amateur act of masculinity questions the differences...

    Family, Gender, Gender identity 1343  Words | 4  Pages

  • Examine the Role of Rawiri in the Whale Rider

    Rawiri plays an important role in the novel which helped unfolding the events, ranging from minor to significant ones. He relates the events in the...

    Discrimination, Leadership, Novel 1061  Words | 3  Pages

  • Belonging and Return in Sampson and Delilah and Whale Rider

    How do the elements of ‘belonging’ and ‘return’ operate in Samson and Delilah and Whale Rider? Samson and Delilah and...

    Acts of the Apostles, Delilah, Indigenous Australians 1385  Words | 4  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    of obstacles and movement to new places. They provide opportunities for travellers to extend themselves physically, intellectually and emotionally as they...

    Emotion 766  Words | 2  Pages

  • Whales

    Whale weighs as much as 20 elephants but lives beneath the sea. The blue whale is Earth's largest animal. Larger than the...

    Atlantic Ocean, Baleen, Cetacea 1103  Words | 6  Pages

  • Derek Walcott Poetry and Whale Rider Directed by Niki Caro

    combating the preconceptions in it. The detrimental damage on the colonised is often a turning point of change and the creation of a hybrid identity. This...

    Colonialism, Culture, New Zealand 1011  Words | 4  Pages

  • "Whale Rider" - How and why the movie uses narrative structure

    Whale Rider uses narrative structure in many forms to better describe the story to the viewer. It is used to link the plot...

    Fiction, Leadership, Management 878  Words | 3  Pages

  • Whale Rider

    Compulsory voting Compulsory voting is means that all australian citizens (18 and over) by law have to enrol and vote. If an australian citizen should not...

    Democracy, Election, Elections 1189  Words | 4  Pages

  • Whale Rider Analysis

    Whale Rider 1) Paikea is an example of a female activist, where she show the belief that men and women should be equal, and...

    Culture, Family, Female 454  Words | 1  Pages

  • Whaling: Humpback Whale and Whales

    Whales have been swimming in the Earth’s oceans for 20 million years; their haunting songs can travel underwater for thousands of miles, they...

    Cetacea, Fin whale, Greenpeace 2137  Words | 6  Pages

  • Empathic Responce On The Whale Rider

    Atsuki Yamamoto (David) Empathic response on the Whale Rider You are Kahu at the end of the concert when Koro didn’t show up....

    Cher, Debut albums, Love 706  Words | 2  Pages

  • Beluga Whales

    A. Swimming. 1. In general, beluga whales are slow swimmers. They commonly swim about 3 to 9 kph (1.9-5.6 mph). They are, however, capable...

    Blood, Cetacea, Heart 713  Words | 3  Pages

  • whales

    This article is about a marine mammal. For other uses, see Whale (disambiguation). Page semi-protected Whale Temporal...

    Blue whale, Cetacea, Cetaceans 4030  Words | 17  Pages

  • The Blue Whale

    The Blue Whale Balaenoptera Musculus, or the blue whale, is the largest mammal in the world. This enormous mammal can grow...

    Cetacea, Dorsal fin, Fin whale 1769  Words | 5  Pages

  • Killer Whale

    What is a killer whale? A killer whale is considered a whale to most people, but its is actually the largest of...

    Beached whale, Cetacea, Killer whale 1682  Words | 5  Pages

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