Key themes of the novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle (source: BBC Bitesize, GCSE) 586 0 0 paddy clarke; hahaha; ha; gcse; english lit; prose from different cultures; roddy doyle; themes; Created by Helenisonfire over 3 years ago Close 2702185. mind_map. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Paddy Clarke HA HA HA also has a rather dark theme to it, although we are being told the story through the eyes of a 10 year following his interesting, childish journeys around Barrytown, the poor relationship with his family is also is noticeable when his father doesn’t remember giving Paddy the magnifying glass ‘Who gave you this?’, But the fact the Paddy remembers that his father gifted it to him continues the idea that they have a poor relationship; as an unloved 10 year old would remember any happy memories from their father. school in paddy clarkes era is portrayed as very strict and unfair for example when we are told the master hated james okeefe and always blamed him for everything. Paddy Clarke HA HA HA (henceforth will be referred to as PCHHH) contains many different themes that all interlink; under one overarching theme which I will arrive at later. ( Log Out / Paddy Clarke HA HA HA. Content good. Paddy Clarke HA HA HA has a variety of themes including misbehaviour, school, childhood, family and adventure. While the main theme in the novel ‘Paddy Clarke HA HA HA’ written by Roddy Doyle is childhood the book explores many other themes as well. Sales trends: 10 ways to prepare for the future of sales They all connect in a slight way with the book so far being mainly to do with the adventure’s during childhood. Themes. Misbehaviour is key in the book so far as we can see the childrens personality and how they have been brought up by what they do when misbehaving. What does it show us about Paddy? How Paddy is characterised in the opening section of the text. They all connect in a slight way with the book so far being mainly to do with the adventure’s during childhood. J.K Rowling 60 Minutes Interview “Childhood”. In this time period most children wouldn’t dare to answer back or lie to there parent so by Paddy’s mum being patronising he will mostly tell her the truth which results in him getting told off. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / The themes that is the most used in my opinion is Death/Pain/Illness, there are a lot of reasons to back up the point that it is the most common, one of which Is when Paddy Clarke and his friends put lighter fluid in Sinbad’s mouth and light it and that … Exploring the Theme of Friendship.
Change ), Extract Analysis of pages 34-35 of the novel “Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha”. school in paddy clarkes era is portrayed as very strict and unfair for example when we are told the master hated james okeefe and always blamed him for everything. -“Putting out a fire”. ( Log Out / Edit the post and sort out the grammar – missing capitals, for example.
Change ). 2017-01-18T00:31:52Z . Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. we see a serious out of control side to misbehaviour compared to the kinds of misbehaviour you would expect nowadays, for example the children put lighter fluid in Sinbads mouth after he had refused to put it in himself “Sinbad wouldn’t put the lighter fluid in his mouth” this is clearly a very dangerous thing to do as we see afterwards Sinbad has had his lips burnt “for 2 weeks it looked although he didn’t have lips”.
What does the extract show about his parents’ relationship.
Themes of Paddy Clarke ‘Paddy Clarke HA HA HA’ is the new novel we have begun to study, about a ten year old Irish boy, and we are following his account of his own childhood.
Like all 10 year old boys Paddy is very adventurous, but is also rather mischievous, these two things are often interwoven in the novel. The book features a 10 year old Irish named Paddy and his friends; Liam and Kevin. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account.
Blog. He is a typical 10 year old, who believes that whatever he does, won’t hurt him and that he’s ‘invincible’. So far in the novel there are many references made to suggest that Paddy Clarke is living a normal childhood in the early 1960’s. ( Log Out / Themes of the Novel ‘Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha’ In the Novel, ‘Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha’, one of the themes is Childhood. While the main theme in the novel ‘Paddy Clarke HA HA HA’ written by Roddy Doyle is childhood the book explores many other themes as well. The theme of friendship is conveyed through the various iterations of Paddy’s adventures with his his friends, Paddy doesn’t appear to be very close with anyone not his friends nor his family. In the book ‘Paddy Clarke ha ha ha’ there are several themes such as Death/Pain/Illness, family, friends, childhood and behavior. What does the extract show about his parents’ relationship? ( Log Out / Change ). Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Themes in Paddy Clarke HA HA HA. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account.
Themes of the Novel ‘Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha’ In the Novel ‘Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha’ one of the main themes is Childhood; this is because Paddy is still a child and is doing what a young boy does naturally.
The book features a 10 year old Irish named Paddy and his friends; Liam and Kevin. P34/35 Extract Analysis What do we learn about Liam and Aiden’s house. In the novel Paddy Clarke HA HA HA there are various themes in the story such as the way that the story is written, it is written like how a ten year old child would tell a story, jumping from one story to another not concentrating on the plot at all and ending each story as he is half way through another one.
One of the themes we see written about in this novel is childhood, and how children see life through their eyes, as opposed to seeing things from an adult’s perspective. “one day he blamed him and he was at home with the mumps” this is a prime example of teachers being unfair.
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