Blake was interested in and influenced by nature, flowers and the garden. Choose 3-4 poems reflecting this interest/influence and suggest how we might interpret them.
Based on William Blake's Song of Innocence and Experience
Grade awarded: 7
A comparison of the ways that the treatment of time has been used to shape meaning in "Chronicle of a Death Foretold" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and "Beloved" by Toni Morrison from November 2006 (HL). This essay was awarded a 7.
This is a sample English Language and Literature SL/HL response to a set of two texts. While the extracts used for the Paper 1 is a past exam for English A2, Paper 1 for A2 and A1 Language and Literature the same. This was a sample response given to be by my English Language and Literature teacher. Does not include marks, but I am assuming it is a pretty good response when she is handing it out as a sample response.
Now: time for random emoticons.
This passage from One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey depicts a foreshadowing scene between “the Big Nurse” and “those Black boys” through the eyes of a first person named “Broom Bromden,” in what appears to be a hospital because of the mentioning of the “ward door” and a “nurse.”
This was one of the last essays I wrote in the IB before the exams. So this represents my commentary writing skills at their very best.
This is a commentary written on Stanley Kunitz's Snakes in September. I don't have the poem attached to this document, so look it up online and read it a few times before reading the commentary.
Lastly, I had a 24/25 raw IB score for this essay, so I like to think that it is well-written.
Hope it helps you,