The Essay Emporium The humble essay has been neglected over the years and it has been passed over for other forms of writing. We feel that the essay is the starting form for all intellectual discussions and thefoundations for most forms of writing. This document is about collecting and sharing essay titles in English. By collating various essay titles, we may even help refine, improve our teaching of essays. Please add your name and twitter handle afterwards, in case anyone wants to get in touch about anything.Joe Kirby, Chris Curtis, David Didau, James Theobald, Katie Ashford , Tilly Riches , Hannah Cusworth, Jennifer Bulman, Candice Smith, Phil Stock, Jennifer Ludgate, Nicky Brown, Ben Morris, Louisa Enstone, Dawn Bellamy, Sarah Findlater, Theo Sweeting, Georgina DrewWrite your essay title under the relevant headings and write a suitable year group in brackets KS3 Essay Topics Poetry ●To what extent is poetry painting with words? (Year 7 - extension prompt) @Englishjenb●Compare 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' with 'Flag'. Consider the impact that the poems have on you and think about how the impact has been achieved. (yr 9) 4 lessons lead up to this: one on each poem; one on writing a high quality comparative paragraph and one spent on whole-class planning. @agwilliams9●Compare a poem that glorifies war with a poem that vilifies it. Consider the methods that the two poets use to convey their view of war. (Yr 9) @agwilliams9●Compare the ways that Hughes writes about the swallow and about humans in 'Work and Play'. (Consider the vocabulary that he chooses. Conclude explaining what Hughes is saying to the reader.) (Yr 8) @agwilliams9●Explain the shift in mood in 'First Blood' and demonstrate how Stallworthy achieves it. (Yr 8) @agwilliams9●What does the poem ‘Nettles’ teach us about father and son relationships? @Xris32●Compare how Owen and Sassoon write about war in ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ and ‘Glory of Women’. (year 9) @joeybagstock●How does the vocabulary used in The Highwayman contribute to the mood/tone of the poem? (Yr8) @agwilliams9●Explain what the poem The Thought Fox is about. Make sure that that you embed your quotations. (Yr 8) @agwilliams9●How does Sylvia Plath (use imagery to) present the unborn child in the poem ‘You’re’? (Year 7) @JamesTheo
●How does Sylvia Plath (use imagery to) present the emotions of pregnancy in the poem ‘You’re’? (Year 8) @JamesTheo●Compare the ways in which Sylvia Plath presents her view on motherhood in the pokkems ‘You’re’ and ‘Morning Song’. (Year 9) @JamesTheo●How does Gwendolyn Brooks use language and structure to present the seven pool players in the poem ‘We Real Cool’? (Year 7) @JamesTheo●How does Robert Browning prepare the reader for the ending in ‘Porphyria’s Lover‘?