2005: Choose a novel in which an incident reveals a flaw in a central character.
Explain how the incident reveals this flaw and go on to discuss the importance of the flaw in your understanding of the character.
Close Reading paper (Booklet 2) – “In praise of wind turbines”/ “Bravo for nimbyism”
First draft: Folio: Creative essay
Close Reading paper (Booklet 2) – “We need to see the light on time change”/ “Daylight saving time”
2006: Choose a novel in which a key incident involves rejection or disappointment or loss.
Describe briefly the key incident and assess its significance to the text as a whole.
Close Reading paper (Booklet 2) – “Handwriting”/ “How Twitter made handwriting cool”
Neat copy: Folio: Creative essay
Close Reading paper (Booklet 2) – “The tyranny of unwelcome noise”/ “…put a sock in it”
Due October 27th (holiday homework, due on first day back)
Other, to be confirmed.