They succeed in their plan, thanks to their resourcefulness and their intimate knowledge of the town.Upon regrouping, they discover that Corrie has been shot, and this is the least of their troubles.Title: Tomorrow when the war began Author; John Marsden Publisher; Mac Millian Publishers First Printed in; 1993Available from; Most book shops and Library's Ellie has a story to be told about her and her six friends: Homer, Fiona, Lee, Robyn, Corrie and Kevin.
This is exactly what John Marsden, the author, tried to make clear in the novel.
The novel is about 7 teenagers that were forced to live in the bush because of the invaders that took over their country.
Things take a turn for the worst when upon arriving home, Ellie's house is deserted.
Her fears are realized when she finds the working dogs dead, still chained to their kennels and the power and phone cut off.
They had to gather up a great deal of courage to be able to carry out their task because it isn't very easy to risk your life by sneaking into a war zone surrounded by armies of soldiers and taking the chance of getting shot.
When the teenagers were planing to take Lee into town, Homer made it clear to everyone that they have to maintain their courage by saying 'we're not going to be safe anywhere, any time, until this war is over'.Later on, he became a bright, brave and helpful leader because his maturity to show his potential of leadership.There are three key themes to show The film Tomorrow When The War Began is about a group of teenagers who go away for holiday and when they come back, they are faced with their country being invaded and they are forced to fight like soldiers.After taking a look around town, and finding out through other sources, such as Corries radio, it soon becomes clear that their little town of Wirawee has been one of the first towns to be captured to the forces of an overseas army.After much tough decision making, the group return, to plan their next move, and recuperate in the safety of Hell.In the relative peace of Hell, the eight teenage guerrillas decide they should attempt to wage a hit-and-run guerrilla war against the invaders, who have made Wirawee a strategic base.They devise a bold plan to blow up a vital supply bridge, by driving a petrol tanker underneath it and blowing it up.Therefore by risking 6 lives to save 1 life shows great courage.One of the toughest and nerve-racking times for the teenagers in the...Hell isn't only a place for the damned, sometimes it's a place where the saved take refuge. John Marsden portrayal of words, images and themes about evil.Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding. human invention." (pg 243)Therefore now Ellie accepts that killing is not bad as thought. The writer of Tomorrow When The War Began, John Marsden, delivers techniques such as imagery and emotive language to portray evil in War.