IB DP Language A Language and Literature – sample text analysis – Shackleton book cover

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Text: Armstrong, Jennifer. Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World.

Some elements of this text to consider:

  • The sparse white background references the bleak antarctic landscape where Shackleton and his crew were shipwrecked.
  • The plain white background also adds contrast to the text and image on the cover.
  • The image of the men leaning forward shows a bit of the struggle that the shipwrecked men faced.

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