The ultimate guides for the very best grades
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 quotesPLUS FREE REVISION RESOURCES at , 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.
is currently Curriculum Manager at Hartlepool College of Further Education and has been teaching English Literature in schools, colleges and universities for the last 28 years. He has directed Shakespeare plays in the USA and has appeared on American radio and television in a number of roles. In the UK Martin has been Principal Examiner/Principal Moderator for English Literature for a major exam board since 1996. The series editor Nicola Onyett is Chief Examiner for English Literature for a major examination board and has extensive experience of teaching at GCSE, AS, A2 and university level. She is an editor of The English Review.