Check Writing Quality
In Dorris Lessing’s story Jerry goes through the tunnel into his own
life. Use this as a basis for your own piece of imaginative writing
which has as its pivot an experience which transforms, or changes,
your central character. Describe this event, or experience, as its
The boy in the dark hooded jumper knew he made a mistake, yet he sat
deep in the dark, forgotten carriage of the underground. As the
hourglass of the journey started to run, the forgotten carriage sank
deeper and deeper into the endless, forsaken
. As people
walked past him, they gave him a sort of unforgiving look. That was
probably because of the way he hunched his shoulders forward, making
him look some how mysterious and hazardous. He looked older than
fifteen and was well built. He had green eyes that were like
glistening emeralds in the sun.
His name was Brian Matthews. His parents had died in a most
devastating car crash when he was nine and since then he has lived
with his atrocious aunt in South London. The flat that they lived in
was not big or smart. Brian dropped out of school so that he could
help his aunt earn money in order for them to have a home.
All of a sudden the tube jolted so hard that Brian fell forwards like
a book falling from its place.