AS/A-level English Literature

AS/A-level English Literature : "Arcadia"

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Student Text Guides are written by experienced teachers and examiners for the specific needs of students of AS/A-level English Literature, whether attempting a coursework assignment or revising for an examination. They are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. This combination provides students with the opportunity to: develop a deeper understanding of the text form a more considered response to essay questions strengthen your exam technique and improve your grades Each guide comprises three sections: an Introduction, which outlines the aims of the guide, the relevant exam board specifications and their Assessment Objectives, and offers a revision scheme with a suggested programme for using material in the guide Content Guidance, which presents succinct and accessible coverage of key aspects of the text, including contexts, controversies and interpretations, glossaries and timelines, and sections on character, theme and symbol Questions and Answers, which focus on various types of essay question and offer specimen plans and sample answers, together with mark schemes
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 6mm | 258.55g
  • Philip Allan Updates
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Black and white illustrations
  • 0340965762
  • 9780340965764
  • 1,427,838

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Marian Cox has been Head of English and A-level literature teacher in a variety of schools in the UK and overseas. She has written many teacher resource packs, student guides and literary articles, and is also an experienced literature examiner. Robert Swan is a headteacher who has extensive experience of teaching. He has written the Philip Allan teacher packs and Student Text Guides for 'The Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy' and for 'Atonement' and 'Spies'.
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