AS and A Level: Prose

2,066 AS and A Level Prose essays

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  1. Marked by a teacher

    To Kill a Mocking Bird Essay. In the book, To kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee highlights the meaning of the narrative using novel standpoint, structure and irony. Harper Lee investigates the absurd attitudes of adults towards race and status

    5 star(s)

    This is a very strong essay; on the whole it is very well written and demonstrates a high level of analytical skill. At times further links between different points in…

    • Essay length: 2029 words
    • Submitted: 12/02/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 18/07/2013
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    In Tess of the DUrbervilles, how does Hardy present Tess and Angels relationship as one that is destined to fail?

    5 star(s)

    An excellent essay. It remains focused on the title throughout, and each paragraph builds on the previous one to create a convincing argument. The writer has a really thorough knowledge…

    • Essay length: 1667 words
    • Submitted: 22/01/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Val Shore 17/06/2012
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    5 star(s)

    Fantastic! This is a pleasure to read. The writer engages with the text with enthusiasm and academic rigour, demonstrating a mind at work and excited by the text and authorial…

    • Essay length: 2855 words
    • Submitted: 17/12/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Lucy Foss 29/05/2013
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    Duty and desire in Jane Eyre

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    ***** 5 STARS

    This is an excellent thought provoking essay which through a mixture of social, biographical and historical context increases understanding of the two protagonists in the novels.…

    • Essay length: 1779 words
    • Submitted: 14/10/2009
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Dixon 07/08/2013
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    Walker's presentation of Celie and Shug's growing relationship.

    5 star(s)

    This is a very good essay - with its strongest point being the very close and accurate analysis of language using the correct linguistic terminology. This analysis leads to perceptive…

    • Essay length: 1518 words
    • Submitted: 12/03/2004
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Dixon 29/04/2012
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    Why is symbolism in the Catcher in the Rye so important?

    4 star(s)

    This is an interesting, thoughtful essay, which considers a number of different symbols and their functions. The text is used very effectively and the essay works best when arguments are…

    • Essay length: 1095 words
    • Submitted: 03/06/2005
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Karen Reader 11/05/2012
    • Reviewed by: (?) _becca 02/04/2012
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    Which Character in Hardy's "Tess Of The D'Urbervilles" Do You Have the Most Sympathy For: Alec or Angel?

    4 star(s)

    A persuasively argued essay which makes effective use of frequent brief quotation from the text. It could be further improved by more reference to actual incidents in the novel, and…

    • Essay length: 1391 words
    • Submitted: 08/03/2004
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Val Shore 23/02/2012
    • Reviewed by: (?) _becca 02/04/2012
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    Explore F.Scotts Fitzgeralds presentation of class and wealth in The Great Gatsby and The Diamond as Big as the Ritz.

    4 star(s)

    This is a good essay demonstrating knowledge of both texts and a genuine engagement with the task in hand. Ideas are considered articulately and the writer can use embedded quotations…

    • Essay length: 1629 words
    • Submitted: 27/04/2012
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Lucy Foss 26/06/2013
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    Explore Walkers Portrayal of Female Identity - The Color Purple

    4 star(s)

    A well written essay which contains many valid points and shows knowledge and understanding of the novel. It also shows knowledge of historical and social context. Statements are backed up…

    • Essay length: 1558 words
    • Submitted: 26/04/2010
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Katie Dixon 26/12/2012
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    How Does Atwood present women in the Handmaid's Tale?

    4 star(s)

    This is very good material indeed, demonstrating a high level control of lexis and structure. Points are well made, with skillful and apt support from textual references. Insight into the…

    • Essay length: 1563 words
    • Submitted: 01/12/2009
    • Marked by teacher: (?) Jeff Taylor 23/07/2013

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