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Writing a literary essay

What Is a Literary Essay? A literary analysis essay is an academic assignment that examines and evaluates a work of literature or a given aspect of a specific literary piece. It tells about the big idea or theme of a … Continue reading

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How to tackle the Unseen Paper

Pay a look at this video and take notes Here some more tips: Taking a look at many IGCSE Unseen Papers, we can come to the conclusion that they usually deal with 5 Universal Themes: Coming of Age (maturing, growing … Continue reading

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Tips for essay writing for AS

General tips for writing. Use the ‘Big 5’ as an organizing principle for the textual analysis. This will give the students focus, starting from the bigger contextual picture to a more detailed analysis of literary features. Be careful however that … Continue reading

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Essay Writing Tips for Poetry

INTRODUCTION (1 paragraph) Use key words from the essay title in a brief description of what the poem is about. Comment briefly on the themes, issues, thoughts and feelings the poem explores.  Identify the narrator, the tone and viewpoint of the poem. STRUCTURE (1 or 2 paragraph) Divide the poem into sections and … Continue reading

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