How to answer an essay question . Or… how to write an analytical essay. REMIX THE RUBRIC. __________________________________________________ demonstrate understanding of a text’s distinctive qualities and how these shape meaning
Or… how to write an analytical essay
demonstrate knowledge and analysis skill in naming and explaining a text’s language forms and features… and how these show theideas, concerns, characters and events in the text
The first dot-point of the rubric is the blue-print (map) for the thesis statement of your essay
2011 HSC Exam Question
Discuss how Owen’s perspective on human conflict is conveyed in his poetry.
In your response, make detailed reference to at least TWO poems set for study.
The prescribed poems are:
* The Parable of the Old Man and the Young
* Anthem for Doomed Youth
* Dulce Et Decorum Est
* Mental Cases
Examine and analysethe poetic forms and features Owen uses to show different viewpoints about different human conflicts.
Example 1. In his poems Dulce et Decorum est and Anthem for Doomed Youth, Wilfred Owen uses poetic forms and features to show ideas and perspectives about the realities and the horrors of a range of human conflicts during WWI.
In his poems Dulce et Decorum est and Anthem for Doomed Youth, Wilfred Owen uses poetic forms and featuresto show ideas and perspectives about the realities and the horrors of a range of human conflicts during WWI.