Literature and Composition II Final – Essay Portion

Essay Questions:  answers must be in a complete paragraph. Each paragraph will be scored as follows: 1 point: thesis statement, 1 point: conclusion, 3 points: details/examples.

Answer both of the following questions.

  • What is the goal of poetry or descriptive writing?
  • Why is nonfiction writing important?


Answer any three of the following questions.

  • Do you believe that chivalry still exists today?
  • Stories of heroic deeds have been told for centuries. Where can you see heroism today?
  • Does love conquer all?
  • How do you judge the usefulness of advice?
  • From where do you draw wisdom?
  • Why might someone write a biography or an autobiography?
  • What events in your life might you want to share with generations later?