Student Plays by Desmond Sim – Brief Annotations

To all who are working on this text, I've done up the annotations for the following: Drunken Prawns MRT Shrimps in Space Teochew Porridge The Durian Man and his Daughters Perfecting Pratas If I do find time during the holidays, I might consider working on the annotations for the rest of the plays as well. … Continue reading Student Plays by Desmond Sim – Brief Annotations

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