Descriptive Essay: ‘Night Scene’

Descriptive Essay Sample ‘Night Scene’ (2017 HL) written and submitted by D. Knoop   The purpose of the Lee Tutorials Collaboration Hub is to provide an online platform that facilitates collaborative learning. This descriptive essay title appeared in the 2017 Higher Level Paper. Read the descriptive essay in its entirety and take a look at the feedback that was provided Read More …

‘To Niall Woods…’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘To Niall Woods…’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Upon analysing a poem, I find it useful to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘To Niall Woods…’. Once an understanding Read More …

‘The Bend in the Road’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘The Bend in the Road’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘The Bend in the Road’. Read More …

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘Street’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story has Read More …

King Lear: Symbolism

King Lear: Symbolism   Symbolism is a frequent literary technique used by Shakespeare in his plays. Shakespeare uses various symbols in his literature to convey particular messages. Oftentimes symbols are representative of a deeper and more significant meaning, as well as their literal meaning.  The Shakespearean tragedy of King Lear is littered throughout with carefully chosen symbolism which allows the Read More …

‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan

‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poems context.  The following notes outline the story of Paul Durcans ‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’. Once Read More …

King Lear: The Destructive and Redemptive Power of Love

King Lear: The Destructive and Redemptive Power of Love   ‘Shakespeare explores both the destructive and redemptive power of love throughout the play King Lear.’ Discuss the statement above, supporting your answer with reference to the play. Context: The following response to the above exam question would have been rewarded marks in particular for its level of Personal Response. Always try Read More …