6th November 2017

Exam practice question

“Literature is most successful when it is dealing with the big issues of the world.”

  1. Write your intro paragraph: Address the statement – take a position – explore the broader idea

Literature is essential to human society for many reasons; it is a means of helping us to think about ourselves, our lives and each other, within our societal and political structures, making us more aware of the world we live in. Literature is most successful when it is dealing with the big issues of the world, as it ultimately helps us to decipher our lives, in order to build a better life. A text that demonstrates this is George Orwell’s ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’. Nineteen Eighty-four serves as a warning to the reader about the growing dangers of Communism, in the hands of a totalitarian government. This text explores the idea of control over the population through many schemes, including; control through physical and physiological manipulation, control of the language,

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