Paper 2 sample response #4: 'Persepolis' and 'The Things they Carried'

IB English A Literature: Paper 2 sample response #4: 'Persepolis' and 'The Things they Carried'

The following Standard Level response answers this Paper 2 question, comparing the graphic novel Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and the collection of stories The Things they Carried by Tim O"Brien. This is a fairly good response, although it also has areas of weakness that are useful to discuss with students. This might include how to develop a more convincing and coherent overall interpretation; while the ideas in...


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