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AQA GCSE

ENGLISH LITERATURE REVISION

Literature Paper 1 & 2

Paper 1 Exam Title: ‘Shakespeare and the 19th Century Novel’ 

Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes 

Exam Weighting: 40% 

 

Section A 

Shakespeare: ‘Macbeth’ 
Students will be given an extract from the play and a question based on this extract- they must also make links to the play as a whole in their response.  

Section B: 
‘A Christmas Carol’ 
Students will be given an extract from the novel and be expected to answer an essay style question based on the extract- they must also make links to the novel as a whole. 

Total marks available:  64 

Paper 2 Exam Title:  ‘Modern Texts and Poetry’ 

Duration: 2 hours and 15 minutes 

Exam Weighting: 60% 

Section A:  
An essay style question based on ‘An Inspector Calls’. 

Section B: 

The poetry anthology question. Students will be given a question based on 1 of the 15 poems, they must then compare the poem to another out of the 15. 

Section C: 

Students will be required to compare and analyse two unseen poems.  

Total marks available:  96 

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Exam Preparation

AQA Literature Paper 1, Section A  - Macbeth

 
 
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Exam Preparation

AQA Literature Paper 1, Section B  - A Christmas Carol

 
 

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
Loneliness, Isolation and Time in 'A Christmas Carol'
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Loneliness, Isolation and Time in 'A Christmas Carol'

Want, Ignorance and Belle: 'A Christmas Carol' Analysis
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Want, Ignorance and Belle: 'A Christmas Carol' Analysis

'Fan' and 'Fezziwig': 'A Christmas Carol' Analysis
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'Fan' and 'Fezziwig': 'A Christmas Carol' Analysis

'A Christmas Carol': Structure
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'A Christmas Carol': Structure

The 'A Christmas Carol' Quotation Song Explained
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The 'A Christmas Carol' Quotation Song Explained

The 'A Christmas Carol' Quotations Revision Song! (with chords)
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The 'A Christmas Carol' Quotations Revision Song! (with chords)

'A Christmas Carol': Context
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'A Christmas Carol': Context

'A Christmas Carol': Understanding Charles Dickens
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'A Christmas Carol': Understanding Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol': Top Set Analysis
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Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol': Top Set Analysis

The 3 Ghosts: Character Analysis  - 'A Christmas Carol' (animated)
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The 3 Ghosts: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (animated)

Fred: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (Animated)
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Fred: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (Animated)

Jacob Marley: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (updated & animated)
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Jacob Marley: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (updated & animated)

The Cratchit Children: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (Animated)
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The Cratchit Children: Character Analysis - 'A Christmas Carol' (Animated)

Mr & Mrs Cratchit: Character Analysis (animated and updated)
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Mr & Mrs Cratchit: Character Analysis (animated and updated)

Ebeneezer Scrooge: Character Analysis (animated & updated)
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Ebeneezer Scrooge: Character Analysis (animated & updated)

Student Exemplar: 'A Christmas Carol' & the Theme of the Supernatural
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Student Exemplar: 'A Christmas Carol' & the Theme of the Supernatural

 
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Exam Preparation

AQA Literature Paper 2, Section A - An Inspector Calls