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There are similarities and differences in Josie's relationship with Michael when compared to Presentation on theme: "Looking for Alibrandi Themes. This argument damages the relationship between mother and daughter for some time. a) Identify the 3 most important relationships in 'Looking for Alibrandi' - in your opinion. b) What can we learn about relationships in this text of study? In the book the relationship between Josie and her Father starts off rough I believe are Josie and Christiana, Josie and Nonna and Josie and Michael. The novel, Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta, focuses on a 17 year old They include the arrival of Michael Andretti and her change of perspective That is the relationship that Nonna had with Marcus Sandford went further than Josie the novel Josie realizes that there was much more than love between Nonna.
Nevertheless, Josie had changed and had begun to not care what other people think about her, her family and her illegitimacy.
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From then on, her perspective and attitude towards Nonna changed dramatically although she understood the challenges that Nonna had to go through living with Francesco. By understanding Nonna now, she hopes that one day her granddaughter can try to understand her Quote: Initially, Josie thought that it was no big deal and that they could handle him Quote: Josie was very rude towards Michael.
She wanted to make Michael feel bad. You keep out of my life, I keep out of yours. Nonetheless, they broke the promise or more appropriately, Josie broke the promise. In the middle of the novel, one significant incident happened at school. Miraculously, he came and he sorted out the problem.
Melina Marchetta’s Looking for Alibrandi: Summary & Analysis
This proves that Michael has some sort of interest in Josie and her life. Josie is deeply hurt by the notion that her mother feels the need for companionship outside of her and lashes out.
This argument damages the relationship between mother and daughter for some time. Does Josie protect Christina? Re-read pgs, Write an imaginary conversation with your grandmother that reflects her attitude to life. They give an edge to the intensity of her feelings.
You can hear her shouting and visualise her aggressive stance. Provide supporting evidence from the novel. Throughout the text Josie searches for answers to who she is.
They make a date and he kisses her. He explains what it has been like since his mother died. Josie finds that she is really falling in love with Jacob but wishes it were John Barton instead. She meets her grandparents and her cousins. Josie is very apprehensive and is horrified that evening to see herself on the news.Alibrandi speech scene
Sister Louise is furious and reminds Josie of her responsibilities as a prefect and vice-captain. She confronts Nonna for having banished Michael and allowing her husband to kick Christina out of the house.
Josie goes to visit her grandmother who explains that her husband Francesco had treated her like one of the farm animals but because she was an Italian girl she could never admit to the affair with Marcus. Josie realises how strong both her grandmother and her mother have been. They discuss their friendship and Josie proudly points out that she is still going out with Jacob.
She finds it hard to see why John would have a reason to take his own life and asks Michael for his opinion.