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20 Practice Essay Questions for HSC English Advanced Module A: Textual Conversations

Question 1

To what extent do the texts you have studied demonstrate that the values a text presents are shaped by its context?  How true is this statement of the two texts you studied?

 

Respond to this question in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 2

‘Context determines the ways in which similar issues are explored across texts.’

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 3

‘How has your comparative study enhanced your understanding of the ways in which texts are influenced by other text in how they shape meaning?

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.


 

Question 4

‘Changes in form inevitably lead to different perspectives on the same issues.’

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 5

Has your comparative study revealed more similarities between the ways your texts explore common themes, or differences?

 

Respond to this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 6

How has your comparative study demonstrated the importance of purpose in the ways texts shape meaning?

 

Respond to this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 7

How has one of your prescribed texts reimagined elements of your other text in order to create new meanings?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 8

Compare and contrast the two perspectives on common themes between your texts.

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 9

How has your comparative study revealed dissonances between details of your two texts?

Answer in relation to your prescribed texts.

 

Question 10

‘Through re-contextualising elements of a text, another text can present new ideas on other concepts.

 

Discuss this statement in relation tot your prescribed texts.

Question 11

‘While re-imaginings of texts may change details, the key themes remain the same.’

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 12

How has your comparative study enhanced your understanding of how a change in context leads to a shift in the values presented?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 13

How has your comparative study demonstrated the way similar textual features can be used to make new meanings across texts?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 14

To what extent to the different contexts of your two texts determine how their key themes are presented?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 15

‘Collisions in details of texts’ re-imaginings allow new meanings to be created.’

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 16

Do the key distinguishing features of your texts resonate, or dissonate in a comparative study of the two?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 17

How does the difference between your texts show the importance of contextual perspective?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 18

To what extent do the texts you have studied demonstrate the way that cultural assumptions change over time?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 19

In what ways do the texts you have studied present contrasting values to one another?

 

Answer this question in relation to your prescribed texts.

Question 20

‘While form may change, the details between texts and their reimagined versions are more likely to align than collide.’

 

Discuss this statement in relation to your prescribed texts.

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Cameron Croese completed his HSC in 2013, earning first place in his cohort in Advanced English, Extension English 1, and Extension English 2. Privately tutoring throughout his university career as an English and Education student, he enjoys helping his students at Art of Smart understand, write well on, and enjoy their texts, as well as assisting with other aspects of school life. He is a contributing editor to his student magazine, in which he has had reviews, feature articles, and short stories published.