Letts Explore "Wessex Tales"

Letts Explore "Wessex Tales"

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One of a series of literature guides for students from Key Stage 3 to A-Level, this book focuses on Thomas Hardy's "Wessex Tales". Each title in the series aims to develop the skills and techniques required for English-literature coursework and exams, and at the same time to encourage an exploratory reading of the text under discussion. There are introductions to the plot, characters and themes, detailed commentary on the text, self-test questions, and guidance on literary terms, memorable quotes and examination essays.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 12.7mm | 113.4g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • map
  • 185758628X
  • 9781857586282

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Map - Hardy's Wessex; who's who - character types; themes; themes commentary - Thomas Hardy and the "Wessex Tales"; text commentary -"The Three Strangers"; text commentary - "A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four"; text-commentary - "The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion"; text commentary - "The Whitered Arm"; self-questions; text commentary - "Fellow-Townsmen"; text commentary - "Interlopers at the Knap"; text commentary - "The Distracted Preacher"; how to write an examination essay; how to write a coursework essay; self-test answers.show more

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