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Basically the title. I'm going to present my research question proposal soon and wondered if looking at the character development of Jaime Lannister across the ASOIAF books is an appropriate EE topic. Are we allowed to look at a series of books, or should I narrow the topic down into something that I can explore in a single book?
I'm writing an extended essay on a literary device that Atwood uses in The Handmaid's Tale and The Penelopiad in reference to the latter. There are no outside sources on this device and I have heard or seen no mention of it anywhere after consulting the internet, IB staff at my school, and my (well-read and sharp) English teacher. I'm not going to say the device on here because it would take a lot of explaining and it would dilute the focus of my question -- Because I am writing a literature extended essay on an original idea and its application in one novel without relying on external li
So I've chosen to use Zamyatin's 'We' and Welsh's 'The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins' for my English EE. Right now I am thinking of comparing the common thematic elements in both novels (similar themes of obsession with quantification, use of slogans, and the notion of art vs. science) and arguing that both novels, to an extent, portray dystopian societies - this may seem obvious, but while 'We' is most certainly dystopian, The Sex Lives is much less obviously so (the story being set in modern day America and revolving around a fitness trainer and an artist) - mostly I would be arguing for The