Posts tagged as comparative

Cultural Context: Influence of Authority

I’m not Scared Individuals do not respect figures of authority in the text, emphasized by the breakdown of the parent-child relationship which conventionally centers on the child’s respect for their elder. Michele’s father attempts to cement his and other adults’ authority so as to keep control his son, however Michele… Continue Reading →

Cultural Context: Attitudes To The Family Unit

Below is an example of how material is taken from three text, ‘Macbeth’, ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ and ‘I’m Not Scared’ so as to form paragraph topics for the three comparative genres in the 2013-14 Leaving Certificate English curriculum. I’m not Scared The family unit is not prioritized… Continue Reading →

English Comparative: Modes Of Comparison

Cultural context What you need to compare: the unique world of each of your texts. Paragraph topics to do so: An attitude to an issue: Usually the majority of the world of a text will hold a certain attitude towards an issue such as education, personal freedom etc. For example,… Continue Reading →

English Comparative: Final Things To Remember

We need to return now to a quality mentioned earlier, Efficiency of Language use. As mentioned earlier you need to use suitable language for dealing with the set task, which in part focuses on the writing/ phraseology used when composing an answer as outlined above. Several things should be kept in… Continue Reading →

English Comparative: Structuring Your Answer

Clarity of Purpose This quality involves you completing the set task, here to compare your texts under a mode of comparison. The four paragraphs of your main body are where you will compare your three texts, with each paragraph focusing on a different paragraph topic. As said above, this serves… Continue Reading →

English Comparative: Approaching The Question

Before looking at the comparative genres with regard to your texts we are going to look at how to structure your answer appropriately so it adheres to the PCLM marking scheme that the marker will use to grade your answer. Questions in the comparative section ask you to respond to… Continue Reading →

English Comparative Linking Phrases

It is important not to repeat the same words over and over again in your English comparative essay on paper 2. Use different linking words to keep your writing interesting. Listed here are some examples of comparing and contrasting words. Comparing Similarities Similarly Likewise … is common in… Equally noticeable… Continue Reading →