Author: Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471853993

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Skirrid Hill throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Skirrid Hill as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Owen Sheers,Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9781444121575

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 110

View: 5481

For study or revision, these guides are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) offer succinct and accessible coverage of all key aspects of the set text and are designed to challenge and develop your knowledge, encouraging you to reach your full potential. Each full colour guide: - Gives you the confidence that you know your set text inside out, with insightful coverage for you to develop your understanding of context, characters, quotations, themes and style - Ensures you are fully prepared for your exams: each guide shows you how your set text will be measured against assessment objectives of the main specification - Develops the skills you need to do well in your exams, with tasks and practice questions in the guide, and lots more completely free online, including podcasts, glossaries, sample essays and revision advice at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline
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Author: Luke Mcbratney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781471853982

Category:

Page: 112

View: 7208

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Skirrid Hill throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Skirrid Hill as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Luke McBratney

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 1444153862

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 112

View: 8861

Written by experienced A-level examiners and teachers who know exactly what students need to succeed, and edited by a chief examiner, Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) are invaluable study companions with exam-specific advice to help you to get the grade you need. This full colour guide includes: - detailed scene summaries and sections on themes, characters, form, structure, language and contexts - a dedicated 'Working with the text' section on how to write about texts for coursework and controlled assessment and how to revise for exams - Taking it further boxes on related books, film adaptations and websites - Pause for thought boxes to get you thinking more widely about the text - Task boxes to test yourself on transformation, analysis, research and comparison activities - Top 10 quotes PLUS FREE REVISION RESOURCES at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline, including a glossary of literary terms and concepts, revision advice, sample essays with student answers and examiners comments, interactive questions, revision podcasts, flash cards and spider diagrams, links to unmissable websites, and answers to tasks set in the guide.
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Author: Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471853969

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 1355

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise Seamus Heaney: Selected Poems throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of Seamus Heaney: Selected Poems as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Luke McBratney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471853845

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 104

View: 7879

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise the AQA A Poetry Anthology throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of the AQA A Poetry Anthology as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Nicola Onyett

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471854116

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 1715

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise The Handmaid's Tale throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of The Handmaid's Tale as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Anne Crow

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1444199811

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 96

View: 7778

For study or revision, these guides are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. Philip Allan Literature Guides (for A-level) offer succinct and accessible coverage of all key aspects of the set text and are designed to challenge and develop your knowledge, encouraging you to reach your full potential. Each full colour guide: Gives you the confidence that you know your set text inside out, with insightful coverage for you to develop your understanding of context, characters, quotations, themes and style Ensures you are fully prepared for your exams: each guide shows you how your set text will be measured against assessment objectives of the main specification Develops the skills you need to do well in your exams, with tasks and practice questions in the guide, and lots more completely free online, including podcasts, glossaries, sample essays and revision advice at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline
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Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438114567

Category: Electronic books

Page: 118

View: 3152

Discusses the characters, plot and writing of The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood. Includes critical essays on the novel and a brief biography of the author.
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Author: Mark Asquith

Publisher: Philip Allan

ISBN: 9780340965702

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 5837

Succint coverage of all the key aspects of the set text, including contexts, interpretations and controversies. This guide includes an outline of the exam board specifications and their assessment objectives, with a Q&A section with various types of questions, plans, mark schemes and answers.
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Pre-1900 Love Poems - the Student Guide

Author: Will Jonson,David Wheeler

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781519759511

Category:

Page: 190

View: 9964

The authoritative guide to the AQA A Level English poetry anthology (pre-1900). This book provides students and teachers with invaluable guidance on each of the 14 poems, each of which is printed in full. With an illuminating and perceptive introduction to the study of poetry, a full glossary and detailed commentaries on all fourteen poems, this is the best guide on the market. For first teaching from September 2015. Intended for A Level students.
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Author: Owen Sheers

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571268463

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 6245

1944. After the fall of Russia and the failed D-Day landings, half of Britain is occupied . . . Young farmer's wife Sarah Lewis wakes to find her husband has disappeared, along with all of the men from her remote Welsh village. A German patrol arrives in the valley, the purpose of their mission a mystery. Sarah begins a faltering acquaintance with the patrol's commanding officer, Albrecht, and it is to her that he reveals the purpose of his mission - to claim an extraordinary medieval art treasure that lies hidden in the valley. But as the pressure of the war beyond presses in on this isolated community, this fragile state of harmony is increasingly threatened.
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Author: Susan Elkin,Nicola Onyett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1471853713

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5478

Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise A Room with a View throughout the course. This Study and Revise guide: - Increases students' knowledge of A Room with a View as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners - Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses - Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text - Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research - Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights - Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay
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Author: Mike Folland,Peter Stimpson

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 1471859703

Category: Study Aids

Page: 120

View: 889

- Check your knowledge of all the essential syllabus content and concepts - Specifies the skills and knowledge that students need to acquire during the course - Highlights common misconceptions and errors - Tests knowledge with practice questions and answers at the back of the book - Get it right with common misconceptions and errors highlighted This title has not been through the Cambridge International Examinations endorsement process.
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A Novel

Author: Arundhati Roy

Publisher: Vintage Canada

ISBN: 030737467X

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 9174

The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably by the arrival of their beautiful young cousin, Sophie. It is an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional, exposing “big things [that] lurk unsaid” in a country drifting dangerously toward unrest. Lush, lyrical, and unnerving, The God of Small Things is an award-winning landmark that started for its author an esteemed career of fiction and political commentary that continues unabated.
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The Quest for the Origins of Human Life

Author: Martin Meredith

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 1586488384

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 4716

Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried there lie answers about the origins of humankind. After a century of investigation, scientists have transformed our understanding about the beginnings of human life. But vital clues still remain hidden. In Born in Africa, Martin Meredith follows the trail of discoveries about human origins made by scientists over the last hundred years, recounting their intense rivalry, personal feuds, and fierce controversies as well as their feats of skill and endurance. The results have been momentous. Scientists have identified more than twenty species of extinct humans. They have firmly established Africa as the birthplace not only of humankind but also of modern humans. They have revealed how early technology, language ability, and artistic endeavour all originated in Africa; and they have shown how small groups of Africans spread out from Africa in an exodus sixty thousand years ago to populate the rest of the world. We have all inherited an African past.
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A Novel

Author: Andrea Levy

Publisher: Picador

ISBN: 9781429901079

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 1136

Winner of the 2004 Orange Prize for Fiction A Picador Original Trade Paperback Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in 1948 with her life in her suitcase, her heart broken, her resolve intact. Her husband, Gilbert Joseph, returns from the war expecting to be received as a hero, but finds his status as a black man in Britain to be second class. His white landlady, Queenie, raised as a farmer's daughter, befriends Gilbert, and later Hortense, with innocence and courage, until the unexpected arrival of her husband, Bernard, who returns from combat with issues of his own to resolve. Told in these four voices, Small Island is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers---in short, an encapsulation of that most American of experiences: the immigrant's life.
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Author: Carol Ann Duffy

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447206894

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

View: 6989

In Feminine Gospels, Carol Ann Duffy draws on the historical, the archetypal, the biblical and the fantastical to create various visions – and revisions – of female identity. Simultaneously stripping women bare and revealing them in all their guises and disguises, these poems tell tall stories as though they were true confessions, and spin modern myths from real women seen in every aspect – as bodies and corpses, writers and workers, shoppers and slimmers, fairytale royals or girls-next-door. ‘Part of Duffy’s talent – besides her ear for ordinary eloquence, her gorgeous, powerful, throwaway lines, her subtlety – is her ventriloquism . . . From verbal nuances to mind-expanding imaginative leaps, her words seem freshly plucked from the minds of non-poets – that is, she makes it look easy’ Charlotte Mendelson, Observer
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Author: Stephen Kelman

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408815680

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 1103

Deeply funny, moving, idiosyncratic and unforgettable - introduces a major new literary talent. Pigeon English was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011.
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Author: Cara Flanagan,Julia Russell

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9781850085713

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 9525

The Complete Companion for WJEC A2 Student Book follows the same format of the best-selling AQA 'A' textbook but is tailored precisely to meet the needs of the WJEC A2 specification and exam. It provides a host of fantastic features to underpin the delivery of the course.
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