I also used comparison in my EE, comparing Harold Pinter's in order to show a transition in British Theatre.
IB students around the globe fear writing the Extended Essay, but it doesn't have to be a source of stress!
In this article, I'll get you excited about writing your Extended Essay and provide you with the resources to get an A.
Whether you need help with science, math, English, social science, or more, we've got you covered. The IB Extended Essay (or EE) is a 4,000 word structured mini-thesis that you write under the supervision of an advisor (an IB teacher at your school), which counts towards your IB Diploma (to learn about all of the IB diploma requirements, check out our other article).
I'll explain exactly how the EE affects your diploma later in this article.
Once you have figured out a general subject area such as physics, you should brainstorm more specific topics by putting pen to paper. You can’t write about WWII because that would be a book's worth of material.
What was your favorite chapter you learned in that class? You don’t want to write about what type of soup prisoners of war received in POW camps because you probably can’t come up with 4000 words on it.
So, how do you pick when the options are limitless?
I will help you with that next: Below are the six key tips you need to follow to write an outstanding Extended Essay.
If you're really stuck trying to find a not too broad or narrow topic, I recommend trying to brainstorm a topic that uses a comparison.
Once you begin looking through the list of sample essays below, you may notice that many use comparisons.