Essays

1. Although writers often claim they do not wish to be moralistic, almost every work contains a moral issue. To what extent, in what ways and to what effect have the authors of at least two works you have studied explored a moral issue? (Ruru, High Level 6/ Level 7)

2. Delaying revelation and withholding information are techniques sometimes used by writers to sustain the readers’ interest. In at least two works you have studied, show how writers have been able to employ such strategies in varying ways and with differing or similar effects. (Ruru, Level 7)

3. STRUGGLE: Some literary texts, although set in a particular time or place, convey ideas that are universal. In what ways, and to what extent, is this true in works by at least two writers?  (Stephanie Yeap, Level 7)

4. LOVE AND MARRIAGE: Some literary texts, although set in a particular time or place, convey ideas that are universal. In what ways, and to what extent, is this true in works by at least two writers?  (This was my take on the same essay question that Steph did above (see q3), Level 7)

5. Explore the importance of Fate.  (Claire, Level 7)

6. How, and to what effect, have strong females been depicted in two or three works you have studied? (Claire, Level 7)

7. Ambiguity has often been considered an enriching aspect of literature. Discuss what has been gained or lost by the inclusion of what you define as ambiguity in the works you have studied. (Ruru, Level 7)

 

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