March 22, 2021

Richard III and Looking for Richard: State Ranker Essay Notes

When initially looking at the term ‘textual conversations,’ one can easily feel anxious. Yes- it may sound a bit convoluted and technical, however it really refers […]
March 22, 2021

State Ranker Guide: Romeo and Juliet 20/20 Essay Guide

Romeo and Juliet is probably one of the greatest love stories of all time. But also one of the greatest tragedies. So does this mean that […]
January 4, 2021

State Ranker Essay Guide: Shakespearean Plays (Macbeth)

William Shakespeare: a legendary playwright and icon within the literary canon – yet the most feared of all composers up for grabs to study by students […]
January 4, 2021

State Ranker Essay Guide: How to analyse Films

Studying films as a text can often be a daunting spectacle for many students, due to the very fact that we are (more often than not) […]
January 2, 2021

State Ranker Essay Tips: How to write a PEEL paragraph

Success in HSC English undoubtedly requires students to be able to synthesise numerous effective arguments that each skillfully respond to the given examination question. Providing markers […]
December 18, 2020

How to write full mark essay in Yr 7-12 (tips from a James Ruse graduate)

It’s the start of the term and it’s English class again. The teacher presents a welcome back gift for the class. The next prescribed text in […]