876. English examination
© Bruce Goodman 4 March 2016
Derek hadn’t studied a thing all year. He was intelligent and talented, but school bored him. It was unchallenging.
The time came for his English exam. The whole country, at his level, was sitting the same paper.
Write about a short story you studied, and say why you liked it.
The short story I studied, wrote Derek, was by Marina Clotworthy. It was called “When the bells ring”. It was about…
Write about a novel you have studied, and describe your favourite character.
Ruth Burgess was my favourite character in Shirley Hattaway’s novel “Too Too Far”. She…
Discuss a poetic form and illustrate it with examples from a poem you have studied.
“O Bridge of Desolation” by Herman Fox is an Ode to the victims of…
Derek scored the highest marks in the country that year. In fact, he got a scholarship.