Sample Essay Area of Study Discovery: The Awakening

A study of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper highlight the power of context and the influence it has over individual discovery. Expressed through the use of contrast, tone and symbolism, the interactions between discovery and context allow the protagonists of both texts to transcend the confinement and repression of a physical and spiritually suffocating …

Sample Essay Module A: Metropolis and Nineteen Eighty Four

1984 and Metropolis provide equally dystopic projections about our future and their context offers little bearing on their dystopia. Discuss.  Fritz Lang’s 1927 film Metropolis and George Orwell’s 1949 novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (referred to as 1984 from here) both provide dystopic projections about a future where the corruption of power and the oppression of technology threaten humanity. However, 1984’s future …

Module C: Representing People And Politics -the Crucible And Dogville

The Crucible by Arthur Miller (1953) Dogville (2003) directed by Lars von Trier THESIS: Effective representations of political acts reveal power as the driving force. A study of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and Lars Von Trier’s Dogville provide with us with a window into the hidden and overt agendas of people in positions of power. Through authorial commentary, narrative voice …

Sample Essay Area of Study Belonging: Romulus, My Father

Here is an example of the writing proficiency of my students after a year with me at Educare Sydney. See more sample essays. A study of Raimond Gaita’s twentieth century memoir ‘Romulus, My Father’, Euripides’ 5th century BC play ‘Medea’, reveals that if an individual’s philosophic and cultural views are incongruent to their surroundings, they are often prevented them from …