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Literary Worlds Elective Practice Questions
« on: December 15, 2019, 09:38:27 pm »
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Literary Worlds Electives Practice Questions

Hey, everyone! After compiling the existing practice questions here on the Extension 1 English board and devising some new ones, here's a complete list of sample HSC style questions for each of the different Literary Worlds electives. Please contribute any you come across during your HSC study and I will endeavour to continue updating this thread with new questions as time passes  :)

Literary Homelands

"Your mind is not your own. It is an amalgamation of all kinds of influences." (Sadhguru) To what extent does this statement align with your understanding of connection as a hallmark of Literary Homelands? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Critically analyse how the complexity of culture has been explored in your study of Literary Homelands. In your response, make detailed reference to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

The greatest venture is that into the past. A memory is all it takes to propel one into the future. How does this statement reflect your understanding of the social networks and hierarchies represented in the literary worlds of your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"We carry the past with us, to wit, the primitive and inferior man with his desires and emotions, and it is only with an enormous effort that we can detach ourselves from this burden." (Carl Jung) How does this statement reflect your understanding of the motivations, emotions and desires represented in the literary homelands in your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"All good literature rests primarily on insight." (George Henry Lewes) How do two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing provide unique and compelling portals into literary homelands?

Diversity is filled with tension. Literature seeks to resolve it. To what extent has conflict contributed to the literary homelands in two of your prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing?

"A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) To what extent has your study of Literary Homelands activated changes in thought, attitude and/or perspective? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise and the cause of all improvement." (Anthony Trollope) To what extent have the personal and historical contexts represented in two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing influenced your sense of identity?

Worlds of Upheaval

"The upheaval of our world and the upheaval of our consciousness are one and the same." (Carl Jung) To what extent does this statement align with your understanding of power as a hallmark of Worlds of Upheaval? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Critically analyse how the complexity of hostility has been explored in your study of Worlds of Upheaval. In your response, make detailed reference to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

From change emerges upheaval. From upheaval emerges change. How does this statement reflect your understanding of the social, political and scientific developments represented in the literary worlds of your study?  Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"We carry the past with us, to wit, the primitive and inferior man with his desires and emotions, and it is only with an enormous effort that we can detach ourselves from this burden." (Carl Jung) How does this statement reflect your understanding of the motivations, emotions and desires represented in the worlds of upheaval in your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"All good literature rests primarily on insight." (George Henry Lewes) How do two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing provide unique and compelling portals into worlds of upheaval?

Tension is at the heart of upheaval. Literature seeks to resolve it. To what extent has conflict contributed to the worlds of upheaval in two of your prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing?

"A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) To what extent has your study of Worlds of Upheaval activated changes in thought, attitude and/or perspective? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise and the cause of all improvement." (Anthony Trollope) To what extent have the actions of individuals and communities represented in the literary worlds of your elective provoked a revision in existing assumptions? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Reimagined Worlds

"The world is but a canvas to the imagination." (Henry David Thoreau) To what extent does this statement align with your understanding of reality as a hallmark of Re-imagined Worlds? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Critically analyse how the complexity of perception has been explored in your study of Re-Imagined Worlds. In your response, make detailed reference to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

From possibilities emerges reimagination. From reimagination emerges possibilities. How does this statement reflect your understanding of the fictional boundaries explored, pushed and challenged in the literary worlds of your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"We carry the past with us, to wit, the primitive and inferior man with his desires and emotions, and it is only with an enormous effort that we can detach ourselves from this burden." (Carl Jung) How does this statement reflect your understanding of the motivations, emotions and desires represented in the re-imagined worlds of your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"All good literature rests primarily on insight." (George Henry Lewes) How do two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing provide unique and compelling portals into re-imagined worlds?

Speculation is at the heart of alternative worlds. Literature seeks to pursue it. To what extent has conflict contributed to the re-imagined worlds in two of your prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing?

"A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) To what extent has your study of Re-imagined Worlds activated changes in thought, attitude and/or perspective? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise and the cause of all improvement." (Anthony Trollope) To what extent have the actions of individuals and communities represented in the literary worlds of your elective encouraged you to reassess existing assumptions and beliefs? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Literary Mindscapes

"Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth in uglier ways." (Sigmund Freud) To what extent does this statement align with your understanding of consciousness Literary Mindscapes? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Critically analyse how the complexity of expression has been explored in your study of Literary Mindscapes. In your response, make detailed reference to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

The greatest change comes from a change in thought. A shift is all it takes to disrupt or appease the mind. Evaluate how your study of literary mindscapes has helped you understand the intricacies of interior worlds. Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"We carry the past with us, to wit, the primitive and inferior man with his desires and emotions, and it is only with an enormous effort that we can detach ourselves from this burden." (Carl Jung) How does this statement reflect your understanding of the motivations, emotions and desires represented in the literary mindscapes of your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"All good literature rests primarily on insight." (George Henry Lewes) How do two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing provide unique and compelling portals into literary mindscapes?

Our mind is ridden with tension. Literature seeks to resolve it. To what extent has conflict contributed to the literary mindscapes in two of your prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing?

"A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) To what extent has your study of Literary Mindscapres activated changes in thought, attitude and/or perspective? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise and the cause of all improvement." (Anthony Trollope) To what extent have the motivations of individuals represented in two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing influenced your sense of identity?

Intersecting Worlds

"But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself." (Rachel Carson) To what extent does this statement align with your understanding of values in Intersecting Worlds? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

Critically analyse how the complexity of truth has been explored in your study of Intersecting Worlds. In your response, make detailed reference to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

From transformation emerges intersection. From intersection emerges transformation. Evaluate how your study of intersecting worlds has helped you understand how intense experiences inform and enrich engagement with natural domains. Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"We carry the past with us, to wit, the primitive and inferior man with his desires and emotions, and it is only with an enormous effort that we can detach ourselves from this burden." (Carl Jung) How does this statement reflect your understanding of the motivations, emotions and desires represented in the intersecting worlds of your study? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"All good literature rests primarily on insight." (George Henry Lewes) How do two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing provide unique and compelling into intersecting worlds?

Speculation is at the heart of natural worlds. Literature seeks to pursue it. To what extent has conflict contributed to the intersecting worlds in two of your prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing?

"A mind stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions." (Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.) To what extent has your study of Intersecting Worlds activated changes in thought, attitude and/or perspective? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.

"It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise and the cause of all improvement." (Anthony Trollope) To what extent have the actions of individuals and communities represented in the literary worlds of your elective challenged existing assumptions and beliefs? Refer to two prescribed texts and two related texts of your own choosing.
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