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    (Original post by obsessedstormer)
    Did any of you chose to do the essay question on Marcus in "A View From A Bridge"? I was the only person out of the people I've asked,to do it and now I'm worried that I shouldn't of done that one - meeh,my logic.
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    To any of people that did it already and got their grades back(for example last year): Do you think that wrongly written quote for the essay question could lower your mark ? (if this even makes sense)

    PS. Hope you all didn't fail as much as I did haha
    No I actually did Marco as well!
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    (Original post by ladyrailly)
    Do you mean Marco? If you do then yes! Pretty much same here. The only people in my class who did that question were me & a few others who all do GCSE Drama so we all instinctively knew how to answer it I always do character questions no matter what bc I find that I have so much information for the theme questions that I can't organise my thoughts properly & end up not being able to fit everything I want to talk about into the time!

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    Yeah,I meant Marco xD
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    (Original post by maya_jadee)
    Last year it was 50/68 for an A in the exam
    What was it for an A*?


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    After leaving the exam, my friend and I analysed the poem on his phone and we kinda thought about how the lilacs were probably a portrayal of female prostitution. Think about it, the cracked, isolated alleyways. The men on the phones and also the flesh and cash? Which probably links to human trafficking and how female 'flesh' is bought with cash. In addition, it mentioned that love is not a distinction for the lilacs. I just wish I wrote this in my exam. My exam went so terrible.
    What was the title of the poem?
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    It was 'City Lilacs' by Helen Dunmore
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    (Original post by Phutile)
    Thought the exam was super lucky for me; I find the mood and atmosphere questions extremely easy! So I had a M&A for OMAM and AIC calls - the grin I had on my face when I noticed them!
    For AIC I picked the essay on Mrs Birling, as it was easy to list her background and the events in the book.

    I then did Heroes, the extract again was quite straightfoward; having to explain Larry's change in persona from Hero to Villian and danger throughout the extract; then finally, I chose how does Cormier give sympathy to Francis; this was extremely simple in comparison to the other question on the themes, which I thought was absurd because the only theme I could think of was Larry abusing his power of the kids and Francis. For the sympathy quesiton you simply had to list anything bad that happened in Francis's life, then explain why it was bad, what it linked to and how it gives sympathy. Happy ;D
    Woohoo! Someone like me😂
    I think your the onlt other person who went for the same two as me
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    (Original post by TarotOfMagic)
    After leaving the exam, my friend and I analysed the poem on his phone and we kinda thought about how the lilacs were probably a portrayal of female prostitution. Think about it, the cracked, isolated alleyways. The men on the phones and also the flesh and cash? Which probably links to human trafficking and how female 'flesh' is bought with cash. In addition, it mentioned that love is not a distinction for the lilacs. I just wish I wrote this in my exam. My exam went so terrible.
    Oh yeah, I was talking about this to my English teacher.
    WJEC actually cut out part of the exam, and wrote at the "hint sentence"
    Both of these poems are about nature taking over the man-made world
    "City Lilacs" as it is, isn't about that.
    She thinks WJEC changed up the poem a bit, and wanted you to write about nature, rather than prostitution, and those who wrote about that will lose marks on A03
    A03 is comparison, how do you show those two poems are similar without relating to nature?
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    I do the history boys and a Christmas carol and of mice and men. What would my OVERALL grade be including all of the things below?

    I think I got around 38/50 for the unit 1 (35% of grade)
    I think I got around 53/68 for unit 2 (40 % of final grade
    I also got 36/40 in my literature course work (25% of final grade)
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    (Original post by Dexoseman)
    I do the history boys and a Christmas carol and of mice and men. What would my OVERALL grade be including all of the things below?

    I think I got around 38/50 for the unit 1 (35% of grade)
    I think I got around 53/68 for unit 2 (40 % of final grade
    I also got 36/40 in my literature course work (25% of final grade)
    Is there not two controlled assessments for literature? Extended literary study and Shakespeare/poetry?


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    (Original post by Billy0709)
    Is there not two controlled assessments for literature? Extended literary study and Shakespeare/poetry?


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    No. I have only completed the Shakespeare and poetry controlled assessment
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    (Original post by Dexoseman)
    No. I have only completed the Shakespeare and poetry controlled assessment
    Did you not do one based on one of the books you did in the exam? I did


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    (Original post by Billy0709)
    Did you not do one based on one of the books you did in the exam? I did


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    That's for the language coursework.
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    (Original post by Dexoseman)
    That's for the language coursework.
    Really!? That seems odd seeing as though novels are based around literature and the title of the assessment is 'extended literary study'.
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    (Original post by Billy0709)
    Really!? That seems odd seeing as though novels are based around literature and the title of the assessment is 'extended literary study'.


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    I'm basing this off a poster in the English department at my school. I've attached a picture.
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    (Original post by Dexoseman)
    I'm basing this off a poster in the English department at my school. I've attached a picture.
    Wow, yes I just checked, you are correct. Still doesn't seem right though. I only got 31 on Shakespeare and that was somehow the second best in my class. Other schools seem to do so much better for coursework, or we just have harsh teachers.


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    Extract questions were alright actually. They are worth 20 marks on that paper and as a whole 30 marks, which shows how significant extract questions are.
    I was expecting the essay question to be based on Roger for 'Lord Of The Flies'. And I was right This year WJEC didn't let me down and my predictions were correct…. I knew they would concentrate on Candy and Roger this year… So I am happy for not being shocked whilst looking at the essay questions for Literature

    I hope I did well and hoping to see an 'A' under English Literature on Results Day… Fingers crossed!
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    (Original post by Billy0709)
    Wow, yes I just checked, you are correct. Still doesn't seem right though. I only got 31 on Shakespeare and that was somehow the second best in my class. Other schools seem to do so much better for coursework, or we just have harsh teachers.



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    It will all be sorted with moderation so you'll be fine

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    (Original post by ladyrailly)
    Teacher asked me what I did for AVFTB. Said I did the Marco question. She freaked out bc she's never taught it us. She asks me how I did it. I told her and I apparently got it right! yaaaaas

    Literally everyone else doing LOTF chose the savagery question... I chose Roger bc I knew he was going to come up so I revised him loads. In the last 5 minutes tho I realised I hadn't put any SCH in (like the question asked!) so I scribbled in something about Himmler which made me very happy The extracts for both texts were kinda difficult though...
    How did you set out your Marco question? We'd been told before once that it was just a character analysis question in a different form. I did it like a letter to an actor, what did you do? :/

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    It will all be sorted with moderation so you'll be fine

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    Actually yeah I think a few of my CA's were slightly brought up through the moderation.


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