False Love – Shiwunan, Grade 11

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 11 students. He has presented a very enlightening thesis statement, stating the dire consequences of narcissism. He has critically analyzed “The Chaser” by John Collier, extracting some of the most important messages that the author has tried to convey in …

A Close Resemblance – Annie, Grade 10

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 10 students. She has presented a very debatable thesis statement, claiming that the line between reality and appearance is very fragile. In her thesis statement, she has clearly stated two reasons, both of which are backed up by quotes from the …

Hidden & Hideous – Stanley, Grade 9

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 9 summer students. He has critically read the story and has extracted three convincing reasons to prove that the unnamed character in the story “The Tell-Tale Heart” is insane. Using quotes from the story, he has provided persuasive support for …

Fatal Misconceptions – Gavin, Grade 10

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 10 students. He has critically read the story and has extracted three convincing reasons for the tragic ending of the story. Using quotes from the story, he has provided persuasive support for his three reasons. Finally, he makes a very …

The Means to Reconcile – Tina, Grade 9

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 9 students. She has stated a very clear thesis about the role of restorative justice in rehabilitating young offenders. She has included very clear quotes from the novel and provided accurate explanations and conclusions. Her analysis clearly shows that through developing …