"Whale Rider Analysis" Essays and Research Papers

  • Whale Rider Analysis

    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

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

    Family, Māori, Māori culture 891 Words | 3 Pages

  • 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

    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

  • 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 Analysis

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

    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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    935 Words | 3 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 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 Analysis Paper

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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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...

    327 Words | 2 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

  • 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

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

    By Christine Jap 9H Character Analysis of Koro is a very stubborn, strict, serious chief of the New Zealand coastal village. He dominates in...

    1108 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

  • Analysis of "Easy Rider"

    The movie "Easy Rider" revolves around two bikers making a trip from Los Angeles to New Orleans, to attend Mardi Gras. The first scene in the...

    American Dream, American folklore, American Old West 1151 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • "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

  • Free Rider

    Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction 2 1.1 What is ‘Free Rider’? 2 1.2 Free Rider Problem 2 1.3 Examples of Free...

    Collective action, Economics, Externality 1767 Words | 6 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...

    2137 Words | 6 Pages

  • Moby Dick or the Whale

    29 July 2014 Moby Dick or the Whale Device: Irony Quote with context: The book starts off with Ishmael saying, "Whenever I find myself...

    Cetacea, Cetaceans, Humpback whale 2542 Words | 6 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

  • Humpback Whales

    Marine Biology Research Project Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Balaenopteridae Common Name: Humpback...

    Blue whale, Fin whale, Humpback whale 1103 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Save the Whales

    Save the Whales Whaling is the hunting of whales, primarily for their large quantities of fat and meat. Its earliest forms date...

    Cetacea, Cetaceans, Fin whale 1228 Words | 3 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

  • decline of whales

    the Whales Whales are the largest living mammals in the...

    Climate, Climate change, Marine biology 965 Words | 4 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

  • 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

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