Students react to GCSE English Literature Paper 1 2022

inspector on telephone

An Inspector Calls ft. Eric

Woo hoo, GCSE English Literature Paper 1 is done and dusted. But how did it go for everybody? 

There were definitely a few surprises  Eric made a somewhat unwelcome appearance for students answering questions on An Inspector Calls, while those taking the AQA poetry paper were less than impressed by the choice of Bayonet Charge (again). Read on for all the latest student reactions to the exam.

Don't forget, you can also head to the forums for more detailed chat about the specific papers. Here's where you can find the link to the AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1 8702/1M exam chat, here's the link to the AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1 8702/1N exam chat, here's the link to the AQA GCSE English Literature Paper 1 8702/1P exam chat and here's the link to the Edexcel GCSE English Literature Paper 1: 1ET0 01 exam chat

And this is where you can find the link to the directory of all of the individual GCSE exam threads.

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There were mixed reviews on how well it went

An Eric question on An Inspector Calls – who'd have thought it?!

Although not everyone was taken by surprise

And at least the questions on An Inspector Calls didn’t shy away from social issues

There was a less than enthusiastic response to Bayonet Charge being used again

Scrooge came under fire in the question on A Christmas Carol

And no matter the topic, handwriting caused a few issues