• Planning a Response
    provides you with the opportunity to explore a variety of writing styles. In approaching the task, you are to write in an expository, persuasive and imaginative style. Within each style of writing there is a wide range of forms. This page explains the three different styles and different forms of writing...
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  • About Essays
    What is an essay ? An essay is a short piece of writing on a topic and presents the author’s point of view on the matter. It is an organized collection of ideas. It is pure non-fiction. The writer must use a proper essay format so that it is in a presentable form. Essay should be structured in different...
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  • The Scarlet Ibis
    For my thesis statement on the story "The Scarlet Ibis" I wrote, Doodle is and abnormal and imaginative character. How can I improve this statement? I'm doing this for English class. We have to write an essay on the scarlet ibis. But I don't know what to write. Any help? Blood is thicker than water,...
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  • An Imaginative Whig: Reassessing the Life and Political Thought of Edmund Burke
    An Imaginative Whig Edited by Ian Crowe 247 pages Vienna, MO University of Missouri Press, 2005 Reviewed by: Morgan An Imaginative Whig is a collection of essays that covers the life and political career of Edmund Burke. This Book seeks to reexamine Burke’s political thought and rigid statesmanship...
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  • Edward Said and His Concepts: Orientalism and Imaginative Geography
    Edward Said and His Concepts: Orientalism and Imaginative Geographies Introduction In an attempt to provide basic knowledge and clarity, this paper discusses two of Edward Said’s sociological concepts – Orientalism and imaginative geographies – defines the two concepts, and also provides examples...
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  • Hugh
    date | Weighting | Learning outcomes | 1 | Open Book Exam – In Class | Tuesday 16 April, Week 7 | 35% | 1, 2, 3 | 2 | Article Resource Pack and Essay Argument | Friday 7 June, Week 12 | 35% | 1, 2,3, 4 | 3 | Readings Tests – In Class | 5 Tests, fortnightly from Weeks 2, 4, 6, 9,11, | 30% | 1...
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  • Night by Elie Wiesel
    THE CONTEXT ESSAY Written response to a prompt- a statement about the theme which you are required to “break open” in your response. Theme – “rites of passage” Example of a prompt: “Rites of passage presents obstacles which must be overcome” The context essay can take three forms: Expository Persuasive ...
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  • Essay
    Writing Yr 12 Advanced Level Paragraphs in Area of Study Essays: a) Think. b) Read the relevant section(s) of the text really carefully. c) Think again. Ask yourself: What ideas/points about Journeys/Change/Belonging etc. show up here? How can I tell from what has been written/presented...
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  • Whitehead
    Revision of Whitehead Essay Alfred North Whitehead’s essay entitled, Universities and Their Functions, expresses his beliefs on what he feels a university can do for students. Going to a university or a college is much more common now than it has been in the past. Today, continuing education after...
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  • Lego My Lego
    much happier they will be by living out their own imagination. With instructions, kids are being cheated of this opportunity to grow with a more imaginative and creative mind, kids will be growing with a sense of “right and wrong” and they will never be able to do what they want, and create something...
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  • Tupppps
    activities | | |compose a range of imaginative, |texts into personal vocabulary |Plot sequencing activity (Handout 4a). Students place key events of plot into the order |Handout...
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  • The Reality of Imagination
    symbols are depicted through concrete images in order to correlate with the reality that the reader and poet exist in. According to Roy Harvey Pearce’s essay Wallace Stevens: The Life of the Imagination, Stevens refers to himself as an “exponent of the imagination” and “As poet, he [Stevens] is…an ‘exponent...
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  • Realism and Imagination Within Hamlet
    is composed of both realistic and poetic or imaginative elements. Let us explore the presence of both with the play. According to the best of literary critics, realism is basically “representing human life and experience” (Abrams 260). In the essay “An Explication of the Player’s Speech,” Harry...
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  • English
    solidly written paragraph takes its readers on a clear path, without detours. Master the paragraph, and you’ll be on your way to writing “gold-star” essays, term papers, and stories. Article: In the general sense, an article is an informative piece of literature, written to let a reader know about information...
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  • Junkie
    To my mind, the best essays are deeply personal (that doesn’t necessarily mean autobiographical) and deeply engaged with issues and ideas. And the best essays show that the name of the genre is also a verb, so they demonstrate a mind in process--reflecting, trying-out, essaying. James Baldwin, "Notes...
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  • Analysis of Ruth Grants Essay on Social Sciences vs. Empirical Sciences
    Brandon Tantari Professor Heberle Principles of Political Theory August 29th, 2012 Analysis on Ruth Grant’s Essay While reading Grant’s essay on political theory one could acquire a number of different perspectives on how to view the “soft” sciences incorporated in Political Studies and Humanities...
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  • World Lit 2 Suggestions
    literature work chosen for this assignment must not be one previously used for assignment 1. Assignment 2B: Imaginative or Creative Assignment This assignment consists of an imaginative or creative piece of writing. It may be based on a study of one world literature work, or on a combination of...
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  • Romeo and Juliet
    at the start of each lesson the key events. Zeffirelli film version of Romeo and Juliet 1.1 Students learn to respond to and compose a range of imaginative, factual and critical texts which are increasingly demanding in terms of their linguistic, structural, cognitive and emotional and moral complexity...
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  • Escape from Life's Insanity
    When we begin to think about a margin, we usually reference to the idea of an English book or even economics, but there is much more to it. In an essay known as “In Praise of Margins” by Ian Frazier, the idea of a “marginal space” is basically to “try out ideas that you might be afraid to admit to with...
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  • Reading Journal by Robert Atwan
    number of characteristics of the modern essay and offers his own vision of what the essay should be. What do you agree/disagree with about Atwan’s criticism? What in your view makes an effective worthwhile essay? Robert Atwan observes that nowadays, essays are most of the time about ourselves. Further...
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