The chosen comparative text to go with is one of the best known plays of American theatre.You might also try to watch Elia Kazan’s film of the play, starring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh, and take any opportunity to watch a production of the play in the theatre.
The chosen comparative text to go with is one of the best known plays of American theatre.
An independent choice should be made and each candidate must produce original work based on independent study.
Comparative titles are given for five possible choices of comparative text and supporting resources are available.
The title of the collection, , comes from the proper Welsh name, ‘Ysgirid Fawr’ which means ‘shattered mountain’.
Skirrid Hill is a hill in Wales and is seen as his muse throughout the anthology, especially in the last poem.
This new course is for the AQA specification first examined in summer 2017.
The new English Literature course has been developed to prepare students for the AQA English Literature specification 7711/7712.After an introduction to the work of Shakespeare in general, this module looks at a tragedy with a disastrous ending, entailing the fall and suicide of the hero.Shakespeare had a special formula upon which all his great tragedies are based.This module is intended for AS level candidates only. you are aiming for the “full” A-level exams only), then you should skip this module. The exam question is expected to ask you to compare and contrast the two texts in terms of some aspect of love.Owen Sheers is a Welsh poet, author, novelist and scriptwriter.Popular from its many film and TV versions, is the story of a young governess who finds herself falling in love with her employer, Rochester, only to find that he is already married and cannot fulfil his promises to her. In each case, the exam question is likely to be about some aspect of love, in the widest sense, so that will be the focus of this module.Hardy’s story of a Wessex milkmaid is thought by many to be the greatest novel in the English language.The course prepares students for the AQA English Literature A level specification 7711/7712.The AS papers (7711) may be tackled as a one-off qualification but AS results no longer contribute towards the full A level grades.We will look briefly at the work of many of our greatest poets, playwrights and novelists.We will see how their works were read (or watched) and understood by their contemporaries and how they have been received since.