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Ada’s decision grid

Student Instruction:

Ada makes several key decisions in the film which tell us a lot about her. For each of the following, outline what you think the event shows us about Ada, and give a piece of evidence that you would use to back up this statement in an exam or essay.

Decision What it shows us about her character Evidence 
(Phrase, image, camera shot etc.)
To have Flora out of wedlock    
To stop talking    
To come to New Zealand    
To buy the piano back, know what it would involve    
To send the key to Baines    
To leave Stewart for Baines    

Published on: 12 Dec 2010