This is a three-part resource for students undertaking the NSW HSC Advanced English Module A: Textual Conversations.
1. A generic essay plan shows students how to compose an essay suitable for Stage 6, progressing them from the simpler PEEL/TEAL models of Stage 4 and 5.
2. A sample essay for the prescribed text-pairing of John Donne's poetry and Margaret Edson's play W;t, and answers the 2019 HSC question:
Everything is being dismantled, reconstructed, recycled. To what end? For what purpose?
To what extent is this true of the texts you have studied for this module?
3. There is also a second copy of the essay, marked up to show how it follows the plan, and with five short questions which require students to engage critically with the essay and its form