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Extinction: A Killer Text Guide



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  • Apply LSG's THINK and EXECUTE strategy across sample A+ essays, with EVERY essay annotated and broken down on HOW and WHY these essays achieved A+ so you reach your English goals

  • Think like a 50 study scorer through advanced discussions like structural feature analysis, views and values, different interpretations, and critical readings. Don't worry, we've broken them down into easy-to-understand concepts so that students of any level can replicate Tasha's success in their own essay writing!

  • Written by Tasha Gacutan, an LSG English tutor who achieved a perfect study score of 50 in English

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1. Introduction

2. Short Summary of the Play

3. Context

4. Character Breakdown

  • Dr Piper Ross
  • Andy Dixon
  • Harry Jewell
  • Professor Heather Dixon-Brown
  • Minor Characters

5. Scene-by-Scene Summary and Analysis

  • ACT 1, SCENE 1
  • ACT 1, SCENE 2
  • ACT 1, SCENE 3
  • ACT 1, SCENE 4
  • ACT 1, SCENE 5
  • ACT 1, SCENE 6
  • ACT 1, SCENE 7
  • ACT 2, SCENE 1
  • ACT 2, SCENE 2
  • ACT 2, SCENE 3
  • ACT 2, SCENE 4
  • ACT 2, SCENE 5

6. Themes, Analysis, and Views and Values

  • Pragmatism Versus Idealism
  • The Environment Versus the Economy
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Responsibility
  • Hope

7. Structural Feature Analysis

8. Different Interpretations and Lenses

  • Feminism
  • Ecocriticism

9. Sample A+ Essays (Fully Annotated)

  • How-Based Prompt
  • Quote-Base Prompt
  • Character-Based Prompt
  • Theme-Based Prompt
  • Theme-Based Prompt

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