When I was teaching in Japan, I had to conduct a writing class that essentially boiled down to me coming up with a topic and the kids writing a minimum of ten sentences in English about it. One of my students, a 16-year-old boy, always wrote about John Lennon. It didn't matter what the assignment was ... he worked John Lennon in without fail.
For one particular paper, I asked the students to tell me which super power they would like to have and why. As a bonus, this kid also illustrated his essays. This was my favorite drawing ever: