Hook and Eye – Everest Reflection Notes

Everest is a short story about dreams and the ability to make our dreams come true in Singapore, no matter how impossible. It also presents to us the perspective of an immigrant family and their unintentional integration and adaptation to Singapore society. As with the Reflections Framework I have shared previously, these notes have been … Continue reading Hook and Eye – Everest Reflection Notes

Hook and Eye: Practice Essay Questions (and Mindmap tips!)

Want to test your understanding of the anthology "Hook and Eye: Stories from the Margins"? Hook-And-Eye-essay-questionsDownload Writing essays can take a very long time, especially as there are so many questions. A great way to create notes for yourself whilst answering these questions is to mindmap. BUT HOLD ON! This is not an excuse for … Continue reading Hook and Eye: Practice Essay Questions (and Mindmap tips!)

Hook and Eye – Cave Man Reflection Notes

Cave Man is a fantasy depiction of Singapore in the future, in which most Singaporeans live underground whilst only the fortunate get to live above-ground in the sunshine. Alfred, the protagonist dreams of solitude and isolation - or does he? As with the Reflections Framework I have shared previously, these notes have been created with … Continue reading Hook and Eye – Cave Man Reflection Notes

Hook and Eye – The Boy with the Missing Thumb Reflection Notes

The Boy with the Missing Thumb is a very surreal story that drags us on a horrific journey of toxic self-marginalisation from the perspective of the main protagonist, Gregory. As with the Reflections Framework I have shared previously, these notes have been created with the intention of helping you to reflect personally. Therefore, you will … Continue reading Hook and Eye – The Boy with the Missing Thumb Reflection Notes

How to Annotate a Poem || Circus by Margaret Stanley-Wrench

Hello! I've done another video in which I walk you through the annotation process. This time, I've annotated a poem with more structure, a rhyme scheme, and a completely different topic that requires a lot less in the way of personal life experience, and a bit more heart. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6mNKdrM_ok Once again, the skills applied to … Continue reading How to Annotate a Poem || Circus by Margaret Stanley-Wrench