16th August 2018

Reading log 4 – Hard rock

Brief outline: Hard rock is a short story about a crazy prisoner who gets brain surgery to be tamed. The other prisoners describe what hard rock is like and how he is treated. He was the only one trying to change the system and fight against it. 

What theme/s are addressed in the text? How is the theme explored in this text? Use specific examples/quotes: The author is trying to portray many themes throughout the short story “Hard Rock”. The author tries to show us what happens in prisons and how some people are treated. Slavery is one of the key themes portrayed in this text 

How does this text connect with the rest of the world (socially, culturally, politically, historically) Use specific examples/quotes: This text : In this writing piece the author is trying to give us an inside into the lives of inmates in the prisons and how they are treated 

How/What does this text teach us/you about society and the world we live in (setting/themes/characters/plot) Use specific examples/quotes

How/does this text connect to your personal experiences or viewpoints? 

Explain why you would recommend this text (writing style/ideas/structure/language features used) Use specific examples/quotes: i would recomend this text

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