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AQA English Literature GCSE 2015 JUNE SUMMER *OFFICIAL THREAD* OMAM AIC Watch

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    (Original post by thepurplerain)
    Well Flag, The Falling Leaves and The Right Word apparently haven't come up before but knowing AQA they could just repeat a poem :/
    Those three won't come up: https://community.tes.co.uk/tes_engl.../t/520082.aspx
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    (Original post by andyman1006)
    Those three won't come up: https://community.tes.co.uk/tes_engl.../t/520082.aspx
    AQA changed this a few months ago:

    http://filestore.aqa.org.uk/subjects...IT-CHANGES.PDF

    'From 2015 any of the 15 poems from each cluster couldbe named on either tier of the examination.'
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    Anyone have any predictions for the Character and voice cluster? My teacher thinks it will be The Ruined Maid, Brendon Gallacher or Give seeing as they're the only 3 that haven't come up, and as they've changed the rules this year they could come up. I think we will get one of them and one repeat, seeing as AQA pretty much repeated a Parris question for the Crucible and used Curley's wife AND Lennie again for OMAM! How is everyone revising?
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    (Original post by RR151215)
    Anyone have any predictions for the Character and voice cluster? My teacher thinks it will be The Ruined Maid, Brendon Gallacher or Give seeing as they're the only 3 that haven't come up, and as they've changed the rules this year they could come up. I think we will get one of them and one repeat, seeing as AQA pretty much repeated a Parris question for the Crucible and used Curley's wife AND Lennie again for OMAM! How is everyone revising?
    Just wondering, when was the Parris question last done? I heard everyone saying this but I didn't see it when I was doing my revision for The Crucible.
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    (Original post by thepurplerain)
    Just wondering, when was the Parris question last done? I heard everyone saying this but I didn't see it when I was doing my revision for The Crucible.
    I have a feeling It may have been 2011- I did it at school so not entirely sure. It was effectively the same question, except in the previous one it asked how far you considered Parris to be responsible for Proctor's death so you had to link it to him- if anything this one was far easier!
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    (Original post by RR151215)
    Anyone have any predictions for the Character and voice cluster? My teacher thinks it will be The Ruined Maid, Brendon Gallacher or Give seeing as they're the only 3 that haven't come up, and as they've changed the rules this year they could come up. I think we will get one of them and one repeat, seeing as AQA pretty much repeated a Parris question for the Crucible and used Curley's wife AND Lennie again for OMAM! How is everyone revising?
    My 2015 collins revision guide states that Brendon Gallacher, Give and the ruined maid will only be named on the foundation tier and that medusa,land grands seigneurs and casehistory:Alison will only be named on the higher tier paper. so for the higher paper the questions are going to be a repeat.
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    what themes do you guys think will come up for conflicy poetry? i think possibly nature or patriotism/ heroism?

    despite the new change, is there rlly still a possiblilty of them repeating a poem?
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    (Original post by zinky99)
    what themes do you guys think will come up for conflicy poetry? i think possibly nature or patriotism/ heroism?

    despite the new change, is there rlly still a possiblilty of them repeating a poem?
    They will either go really predictable and use two from Flag, Falling Leaves and The Right Word as none have been used, or will repeat one or two poems. The best bet is be well prepared on those three because hopefully at least one will come up. This is the second last year of this course, so one will have to be repeated at some point
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    I'm doing the relationships cluster tomorrow- does anyone have any tips on how to get A*? Or a structure format? would really appreciate it
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    any one do conflict cluster? if so any predictions?
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    (Original post by isthatmatilda)
    i was shocked when i saw the parris question cos i really did not think aqa would repeat a question.
    i was even more shocked when i saw betrayal because i was thinking is that even a theme????
    so i was gonna do parris but then i thought how many points could i really make about him; all i would be saying is parris is a prick, parris is a ****, parris is a weasle etc.
    so for some ungodly reason i did betrayal which in the end i think went ok, could've been better but meh

    and then the part a question for tkam was dumb as hell cos there was nothing to anayse in the extract but i quite like the mockingbird question and just talked about bae like boo

    wbu?
    how come you've done the exam, is it aqa?
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    (Original post by rumana101)
    how come you've done the exam, is it aqa?
    Yeah that was the AQA exam.
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    (Original post by stubyyyyy)
    any one do conflict cluster? if so any predictions?
    My teacher thinks Flag, The Right Word, Belfast Confetti or The Falling Leaves
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    (Original post by bellaap)
    I'm doing the relationships cluster tomorrow- does anyone have any tips on how to get A*? Or a structure format? would really appreciate it
    I'm also doing relationships and It helps if you pick out specific quotes from in the poem and analysis from several views, e.g give more than one interpreattion. Apparently this gets you the higher grades because it shows you have thought about it from different points.
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    (Original post by youreanutter)
    well they have now introduced foundation on higher so flag the right word and falling leaves are technically the only poems not to have come up and belfast confetti and bayinet charge were removed from AQA website so thats 5poems out of the 15 i would defo revise as 1 will almost definetly come up
    How do you know that they are putting foundation onto higher??
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    (Original post by savannahwilddd)
    My teacher thinks Flag, The Right Word, Belfast Confetti or The Falling Leaves
    yeah, probably so
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    (Original post by thepurplerain)
    Yeah that was the AQA exam.
    how come you've already done it , isn't it tomorrow?
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    (Original post by rumana101)
    how come you've already done it , isn't it tomorrow?
    Tomorrow is the poetry? That post was about the 'Exploring Modern Texts' exam that was on Monday.
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    (Original post by thepurplerain)
    Tomorrow is the poetry? That post was about the 'Exploring Modern Texts' exam that was on Monday.
    oh nvm
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    (Original post by S.Alexis)
    My 2015 collins revision guide states that Brendon Gallacher, Give and the ruined maid will only be named on the foundation tier and that medusa,land grands seigneurs and casehistory:Alison will only be named on the higher tier paper. so for the higher paper the questions are going to be a repeat.
    They changed it this year- as of 2015 any of the poems could appear on either paper, so they must have changed it for a reason which makes me think that we will get one of BG, Give or TRM
 
 
 
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