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 …

Reshaping the World – Linda, Grade 12

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 12 students. She has stated a very clear thesis about the power of art and imagination in shaping the world we live in. She has included very clear quotes from the novel and provided accurate explanations and conclusions. Her analysis clearly …

Challenging Stereotypes – Ricky, Grade 10

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 10 students. She has stated a very clear thesis about unfair stereotypes, which are unfortunately present in all societies. She has included very clear quotes from the stories and the myths, showing how such stereotypes are challenged in literature. Finally, he …

Unjust Judiciary – Grade 11, Judy

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 11 students. She has stated a very clear thesis about the impact of the judicial system on Boo, the main character in the novel, Boo. She has included very clear quotes from the novel and provided accurate explanations and conclusions. Her analysis clearly …

Never Late to Change – Tommy, Grade 8

This literary essay is written by one of my grade 8 students. The essay focuses on Scrooge, the main character in Charles Dickens’s masterpiece, A Christmas Carol. In his essay, he discusses how Scrooge is able to make the change from a selfish, mean, and neglectful person to a regretful, …