This literary essay is written by one of my grade 9 students based on the poem “To Paint a Water Lily” by Ted Hughes.
This commentary is written by one of my grade 11 students based on the short story “The Cactus” by O. Henry.
This commentary is written by one of my grade 9 students based on an excerpt from the essay “The Telephone” by Anwar F. Accawi.
This literary essay is written by one of my grade 10 students based on the short story “The Skylight Window” by O. Henry.
This literary essay is written by one of my grade 11 students based on the novel The Awakening by Kate Chopin.
Independence: A Right or a Privilege? Modern society strives to grant everyone equal opportunities, regardless of their race, class, or sex. However, the beliefs embedded in traditional society are significantly different from the notion of equality that is promoted nowadays. For instance, merely a century ago, a family comprising a …
This commentary, which is based on the short story, “The Setting Sun and The Rolling World,” is written by one of my grade 11 students. The essay uses symbolism, situational irony, and analogy to prove the central theme of the story. Finally, in the conclusion paragraph. the writer delves deeper and reveals the author’s stance on the issue of the generation gap.
This commentary, based on a passage from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, is written by one of my grade 11 IB students. The writer focuses on Mr. Broklehurst’s level of hypocrisy, proving it by analysing the devices that Bronte has applied in the excerpt. He has focused on three literary devices, namely irony, imagery, and allusion, to prove how hypocritical Mr. Broklehurst is.
This short haiku and the accompanying commentary are written by one of my grade 10 students based on the short story “Lather and Nothing More.” He clearly explains the devices he has applied in order to convey the message in the short story.
This comparative commentary is written by one of my grade 10 IB students. The essay focuses on Pablo Neruda’s poems, exploring his stance on communism. Three literary devices, namely symbolism, metaphor, and diction, are specifically pointed out as the textual elements that Neruda has applied in his poems to establish his position in favor of communism. Above all, each element has been elaborated on, convincing the readers of Neruda’s standpoint.