"Whale Rider Analysis" Essays and Research Papers

  • 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

    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

  • 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 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

  • "The Whale Rider"

    Hernandez, after returning home from a movie date. This statement kept me from seeing Whale Rider when it first came to theaters....

    Girl, Narrative, Toronto International Film Festival 952 Words | 3 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

    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

    MEDIA STUDIES AS91249 - Demonstrate understanding of narrative in media texts Using a range of film language and narrative feature in two full length...

    Family, Film, Grandparent 922 Words | 4 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

  • 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 Film Review

    Whale Rider (2002) A Film Review by Joaquin Valle...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Film festival, Keisha Castle-Hughes 1459 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 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

  • A film can be entertaining and deal with serious issues at the same time. How is this revealed in the film 'Whale Rider' directed by Niki Caro?

    Based on the novel by Witi Ihimaera, Whale Rider is an uplifting and entertaining film that tells the story of a small Maori...

    Film, Gender role, Keisha Castle-Hughes 1360 Words | 4 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

  • 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

  • whale rider

     “The Whale Rider” Movie Responses Symone Hampton Comm. 321 Professor Redmond Throughout this movie the relationship...

    Believe, Cetacea, English-language films 388 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • Paper

    society. She and her siblings grew up with their uncle, King Creon. He was their only adult role model left in their kingdom. She knowingly put her life in...

    Family, Girl, Niki Caro 1098 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Easy Review

    Whale Rider Review Whale Rider is a movie based on the Maori people in New Zealand, where a girl by...

    Boy, Girl, Iwi 503 Words | 2 Pages

  • Importance of Koro in 'The Whale Rider'

    Koro is one of the minor characters in 'The Whale Rider'. But he is very important to the plot of the story. The author has uses...

    Film, Love, Narrative 635 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

  • How does Paikea confront the past, change the present and shape the future.

    In the movie "Whale Rider" there are many important factors that make this movie work, the three main factors are the way the...

    Change, Family, Future 658 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

  • Literary Devices

    Understanding Devices Music In the Whale Rider the music contributed...

    Culture, Feeling, Spirituality 394 Words | 1 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "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

  • 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

  • The Romantic Journey: Tintern Abbey and Whale Rider.

    Lynn Hernandez Eng.2323 October 12, 2003 Whale Rider, Wordsworth and the Romantic Journey The romantic journey deals with the...

    Family, Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1400 Words | 7 Pages

  • Analysis Riders to the Sea

    Analysis from Riders to the Sea John Millington Synge is the creator of the tragedy play “Riders to the Sea”....

    Abbey Theatre, Aristotle, Falling action 477 Words | 2 Pages

  • Riders to the Sea Play Analysis

    Riders to the Sea Play Analysis Veronica R. Aguinaldo IV- Jose Rizal Mrs. Mallari Settings * West coast of...

    660 Words | 2 Pages

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