A lesson on the essay

IB English A Literature: A lesson on the essay

This lesson focuses on the essay, its origins, some famous examples and some of the problems of clearly defining this (or any) genre. The essay has been described as a "puzzling literary genre"and students may not have previously encountered the word beyond its use for an academic form of writing that teachers make them do! The following activities, questions and tasks are designed to develop students" awareness of...


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