Literature is most successful when dealing with the big issues in the world. Literature exists to address the problems in our lives, to educate and inform. Therefore it’s easy to see why literature is the most successful when dealing with the big issues in the world, these texts address the pertinent problems and attract the biggest audiences, […]

Introduction: Establishes the over-arching idea/aspect Identify the texts you will refer to Expand on what conclusions this has lead you to Absolute power corrupts absolutely. John Dalberg-Acton is widely believed to have meant that when the individual is placed in positions of absolute power they are corrupted absolutely. So what occurs when the collective has […]

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Sample Answer A successful text helps us to think but it doesn’t tell us what to do. PARAGRAPH ONE (Address the broader context of the question – take a clear position on the proposition and first speak about literature and the world in general and THEN talk about the specific text as evidence of this position) […]

Hi Rory. I think you’re going to be away next week: The following two links are to the structure we’ll be following for the Film Study while you’re away and to the practise paper (and exemplar) that you can use as a preparation exercise. Film Study: Film Study: Minority Report Practise Paper: Practise Paper: 2.2 […]

The difference between worth & value, an argument against modern football. The best of everything to do with people’s humanity is being turned into merchandise Experiences associated with the sport, what football is and the values that keep it upright X How these values are being corrupted, the commodification of players, monetization of fans, destruction […]

Men and women are inherently different and it’s absurd to suggest they should be treated equally. Female athletes have advocated for equal pay for a number of years despite evidence pointing to the contrary, A study conducted by well renowned Israeli physicist Ira Hammerman found that across eighty-two sports all of the female world records […]

Idea: In a totalitarian state, members of the public participate in a reality competition show where the winner gains food for their family etc. Inspired by ‘The Walk’ & ‘The Hunger Games’ The strongest member of each family feels obliged to compete in order to give their loved ones a better life. Instead, the show is […]

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