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 

Read and Make Notes
Exam Preparation

AQA Literature Paper 1, Section B  - A Christmas Carol

 
 
Read and Make Notes
Exam Preparation

AQA Literature Paper 2, Section A - An Inspector Calls