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    I'm currently taking English literature a level (9695) and I have to write an essay with the question "Discuss Chaucer's presentation of troth and oath in The Franklin's Prologue and Tale." I'm not sure what 'presentation' means... do I write about its differences or similarities? or the effects of how trouthe is used? idk what to write about n I'm seriously panicking im scared pls help
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    (Original post by suhaila.hah)
    I'm currently taking English literature a level (9695) and I have to write an essay with the question "Discuss Chaucer's presentation of troth and oath in The Franklin's Prologue and Tale." I'm not sure what 'presentation' means... do I write about its differences or similarities? or the effects of how trouthe is used? idk what to write about n I'm seriously panicking im scared pls help
    Presentation is another way of saying "How is this shown in the novel" so writer's methods etc.

    My A level teacher had a little thing to help us remember what elements could be discussed in this topic: For Students No Lesson Is Perfect

    F - Form; how is structured?
    S - Structure; Chapters and sections/titles and subtitles.
    N - Narrative; is this in first person? Third? Is it told in chronological order? Is there more than a single viewpoint/perspective?
    L - Language; specific words and their impact (a good way of also including other elements)
    I - Imagery; what motifs are used in the novel/play?
    P - Place; where is it set and how is it significant? Place could also be a strong link for contextual references.

    I hope this helps
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    (Original post by EstelOfTheEyrie)
    Presentation is another way of saying "How is this shown in the novel" so writer's methods etc.

    My A level teacher had a little thing to help us remember what elements could be discussed in this topic: For Students No Lesson Is Perfect

    F - Form; how is structured?
    S - Structure; Chapters and sections/titles and subtitles.
    N - Narrative; is this in first person? Third? Is it told in chronological order? Is there more than a single viewpoint/perspective?
    L - Language; specific words and their impact (a good way of also including other elements)
    I - Imagery; what motifs are used in the novel/play?
    P - Place; where is it set and how is it significant? Place could also be a strong link for contextual references.

    I hope this helps

    omg thank you SO much. sorry but can I ask you for any examples on how to write an introduction to this essay?
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    (Original post by suhaila.hah)
    omg thank you SO much. sorry but can I ask you for any examples on how to write an introduction to this essay?
    You're more than welcome

    I unfortunately didn't study Chaucer, so the specifics would have to be your own ideas for this essay, but I'd always attempt to get some key themes that are being discussed, a minor contextual point and perhaps the element of an over-arching question in the intro. (Not too specific though - try to avoid turning into your first parapgraph, that's what the first paragraph is for!)
 
 
 
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