• Academic
  • EE Final Reflection

    Throughout this year-long journey, I am happy that I was able to express my passion for modern history through a legal scope, with a research question narrowed enough for me to explore key aspects of modernisation. I noticed my achievements when I was redrafting accordingly to the feedback, because I realised how thorough my research […]

  • Extended Essay
  • EE Interim Reflection

    Reflecting on the 4000-word submission, I am satisfied with the work I did since I developed my understanding of the Japanese constitution and its implication. I think all the secondary research provided me sufficient insights to establish my own argument with credible supporting historiographies. From the feedback, I realised that I need to change the […]

  • Extended Essay
  • EE Day (May 3rd)

    Through EE day, I learned that it is important to have a clear structure to establish the flow of the essay when writing a long essay. It is important to organise evidence by main points to prevent the arguments or evaluations to be repetitive. Additionally, by using the organized outline, I will be able to […]

  • Extended Essay
  • EE First Reflection

    I decided to explore the post-war Japanese occupation because I never had an opportunity to learn Japan’s post-war history in my previous Japanese secondary school, despite it being a relevant topic in Japan today. Once I decided on the topic, I started reading academic books from Duus and Dower to note all the evidence and […]