English Practice Task Essay

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English Practice Question Task

Chosen Question: 1 - Morality, Friendship, Social Acceptance

Hypothesis:

In the novel, Jasper Jones, by Craig Silvey, the events that occur, such as Laura’s death, allow Charlie to develop his understanding of Morality within the town Corrigan, during which his friendships that develop open his eyes to Corrigan’s, as well as his own, social acceptance of others.

Focus Questions:

1. How does Charlie develop in Maturity and Morality in term of the events of Laura’s death?
2. How does Charlie develop his friendships during the story and in accordance to the events that occur?
3. How does Charlie open his eyes in regards to his own view, and that of Corrigan’s social acceptance to others?
4. What does Charlie learn from the events that have occurred and how have they changed his view on the town of Corrigan?

Introduction:

Jasper Jones, is a compelling and engaging story about the protagonist’s, Charlie Bucktin, experiences during the summer of 1965. It follows Charlie, his newly made friends and the shocking truth Charlie discovers, and his journey of morality, social acceptance and friendship. In the novel, Jasper Jones, by Craig Silvey, the events that occur, such as Laura’s death, allow Charlie to develop his understanding of Morality within the town Corrigan, during which his friendships that develop open his eyes to Corrigan’s, as well as his own, social acceptance of others.

First Body Paragraph:

In Jasper Jones, by Craig Silvey, Charlie’s conscience, and his maturity of making moral decisions, is both troubled and challenged when he learns about Jasper Jones’s horrible discovery of the death of Laura Wishart. Charlie is thirteen years old, with an inquisitive mind he gets from reading, which often means he is analysing his actions and thoughts thoroughly. This is first introduced in the book during the opening chapter when Charlie first learns of Laura Whishart’s death, he finds out and says, “We go to the Police! That’s what we do. We go to the…