"The Whale Rider" Essays and Research Papers

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    1167 Words | 3 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...

    563 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    766 Words | 2 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 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

  • "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...

    519 Words | 2 Pages

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders Freedom Riders were a group of northern and southern civil rights activists ( of all ethnicities) who...

    Freedom Rides, The Washington Post 924 Words | 3 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...

    1769 Words | 5 Pages

  • Cultural Essay- Yolngu Boy, Whale Rider

    language, religion, social habits, traditions, stories and music. “A nations culture resides in the heart and soul of its people”- Mahatma Gandi and this...

    Australian Aboriginal culture, Boy, Cultural studies 557 Words | 2 Pages

  • A Whale Hunt

    traditional whale hunt was abstracted from their community. Now with the chance to hunt again, the Makah faced a difficult decision against...

    Cetacea, Fin whale, Humpback whale 1335 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Whiteness of the Whale

    The Great White Whale and its Many Meanings Herman Melville, in his epic novel Moby-Dick, utilizes the symbolism of the color of the Great...

    Fish, Great white shark, Herman Melville 871 Words | 3 Pages

  • Whales in Captivity

    Killer Whales Deserve Freedom Kimberly Hall COM 155 November 27, 2011 Mara Galvez Killer Whales Deserve Freedom Orcas...

    Beached whale, Dolphin, Dorsal fin 1390 Words | 4 Pages

  • Freedom Riders

    Freedom Riders Becky Delp HIS 145 July 9, 2013 John Dreier, PhD Freedom Riders (Bingimages.com, 2013) Dear Diary, May...

    882 Words | 3 Pages

  • Rough Riders

    ROUGH RIDERS Ben Kerfoot 3/7/02 Per. 5 The Rough...

    Battle of San Juan Hill, Cuba, Hyphenated American 871 Words | 3 Pages

  • Character Analysis of Koro from the film "Whale Rider" by Niki Caro.

    way he believes things should be. He never plays around, laughs or has any fun. He also doesn't allow others to have fun if it is associated with a...

    1108 Words | 3 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea

    Riders to the sea Summary of the play Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge Dustin Buckley, Yahoo Contributor Network...

    Audience, Death, Drama 1588 Words | 4 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea

    Riders to the Sea: The Unseen Character Throughout literature there are numerous examples of characters that are mentioned in the work and...

    Aran Islands, Audience, John Millington Synge 1313 Words | 3 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea

    Riders to the Sea by J.M. Synge Biography John Millington Synge was born on April 16, 1871 to a middle class Protestant family. He was...

    Abbey Theatre, Aran Islands, Augusta, Lady Gregory 982 Words | 3 Pages

  • Jonah and the Whale

    possibly would have started complaining pretty quickly. This is often the case for people: we beg for relief from our circumstances and when it comes, we...

    999 Words | 3 Pages

  • Speech Outline on Blue Whales

    planet are still alive and that I actually did see one. I found out that the Blue Whale that I saw when I was kid on the beaches of Vizag was...

    773 Words | 3 Pages

  • Riders of the Sea

    Riders to the sea SUMMARY: This story begins with a young Irish girl baking and spinning in a fisherman''s cottage on the west coast of...

    Death, Family, Love 805 Words | 3 Pages

  • Persuasion Against Whale Hunting

    Save Our Whales: End Whale Hunting April 7, 2011 Save our Whales, End Whale Hunting...

    Blue whale, Cetacea, Cetaceans 2372 Words | 7 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea

    SYNGE’S “RIDERS TO THE SEA”: The Colonial Image Refuted   Riders to the Sea is a tragedy portraying the sort of poor Irish...

    Ancient history, Character, Colonialism 1041 Words | 3 Pages

  • Contract Sperm Whales

    represented in this matter by its sales manager Ms. Sara Zydorczak, hereinafter reffered as „buyer” Whereas: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Jetta Pharmaceuticals Ltd....

    Ambergris, Contract, Kuala Lumpur 854 Words | 4 Pages

  • Free Rider Problem

    The Free Rider Problem The free rider issue has become one of the most serious economic issues today. The free...

    Assurance contract, Collective action, Free rider problem 1142 Words | 3 Pages

  • Captivity of Killer Whales

    Persuasive Speech Outline The Effects of Captivity on Killer Whales Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that holding killer...

    Amusement park, Beached whale, Cetacea 1541 Words | 4 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea as a modern tragedy

    Riders to the Sea is a famous one-act tragic play by John Millington Synge containing both modern and classical elements in it. The play is...

    1050 Words | 3 Pages

  • Orca Whales: Captive or Free?

    Orca Whales: Captive or Free? Sheena Anderson ENC1101-09 Professor Cooper 7 November 2011 Anderson 1 Orca Whales:...

    Beached whale, Free Willy, Killer whale 1538 Words | 5 Pages

  • Academic Writing on 'Riders to the Sea'

    Edmund John Millington Synge (1871-1909), an Irish playwright, wrote ‘Riders to the Sea’, one of his first two one-act plays (the other one is...

    Abbey Theatre, Aran Islands, Irish language 1169 Words | 3 Pages

  • Whale Done-Book Review

    WHALE DONE- THE POWER OF POSITIVE RELATIONSHIPS "The one thing competition can never steal from you is the relationship you have with your...

    Beached whale, Direct relationship, Ken Blanchard 2738 Words | 7 Pages

  • Whale Printing Case Study

    ACCOUNTING 5250 Managerial Accounting Case Study- Whale Printing Company This case study is located in the Assignment Section of your...

    Cost, Costs, Economics of production 1314 Words | 5 Pages

  • Whale Print Company Case

    Whale Printing Company It was Monday morning and Victor Hussey, president of Whale Printing Company, was considering whether...

    Budget, Capacity factor, Cost 675 Words | 3 Pages

  • Easy Rider Essay

    Brian Korn Easy Rider Paper Thomas What are the hidden messages in Easy Rider There are many symbols of freedom and...

    American folklore, American Old West, Easy Rider 1271 Words | 3 Pages

  • Orca Whales- Greek God of the Underworld

    Stacy Rodenbough ENGL 1010 October 1, 2012 Orca- Greek God of the Underworld There are very few animals that can compare to the top mammal of marine...

    Beached whale, Dolphin, Endangered species 934 Words | 3 Pages

  • Rider to the Sea as a Tragedy

    Riders to the sea as a Tragedy Drama must excite, startle, thrill and shake us. Such effects cannot be produced by a play which is lacking in...

    Drama, Euripides, Poetics 865 Words | 3 Pages

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