Essay Writing Skills. Cwong2009. ANSWERING THE LITERATURE ESSAY. Read the question and underline the key words. “ Explain…Describe…To what an extent do you think… By close reference to this passage… How far do you consider …”
What do you think are the broader societal issues raised by Simon Tay in Stand Alone?
What are your impressions of Sam in “Her Dreams”?
“Singapore is a classless society.” How far do you agree? Elaborate with reference to Drive.
Simon Tay often uses personal stories to explore broader societal issues. Discuss this statement in reference to at least TWO short stories from Stand Alone.
In contrast, the RX-7 define and control people and while the suggests an affordable Japanese sports car driven by someone who cannot afford a continental model but would still like the speed of one. In other words, a “wannabe”.
Furthermore, the RX-7 driver’s face “dark from the sun” suggests that he is one prone to working under the sun, probably dealing in labour intensive work. [explain earlier quote used]
Hence, it suggests his lack of educational qualifications. define and control people and while the The lack of glasses seems to further suggests his lack of intellectual capacity.
Gender inequality abounds in Singaporean society. How far you do agree with this statement? Support your view with reference to at least TWO stories in Stand Alone.