November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – graphic novel adaptation

Article: “How Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale became a vivid graphic novel” https://www.macleans.ca/culture/books/how-margaret-atwoods-the-handmaids-tale-became-a-vivid-graphic-novel/ Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has fairly recently been republished in the form of a graphic novel. The language of the quite dense novel has been pared down to a fraction of the original. The “What if” Read more…

November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – Ainu (Japan)

Article: “Japan’s forgotten indigenous people” http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200519-japans-forgotten-indigenous-people The article give an account of the mistreatment of the Ainu people of northern Japan. In this RLE the “ourselves” in November 2020 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #3 could be viewed as the perspective of the dominant non-Ainu Japanese population who were responsible for Read more…