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    I have my AS lit re-sit on monday; I have already done lots of preperation in the way of extract questions and such, so by 'last minute' I just mean in the sense of the fact that I only have 3 days left.

    Anyone want to contribute some ideas?
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    Do you need to revise poems?
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    (Original post by mel0n)
    Do you need to revise poems?
    yes, specifically jon stalworthy's oxford book of war poetry, and we have numerous extracts cocernig wider reading such asRobert graves, charge of the light brigade and women's poetry.
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    (Original post by Sad Clown)
    yes, specifically jon stalworthy's oxford book of war poetry, and we have numerous extracts cocernig wider reading such asRobert graves, charge of the light brigade and women's poetry.
    Make a little table for each poem? Split it into sections. So maybe: Themes, Phonology, Context, Grammar, Lexis. Etc etc, obviously the categories would be ones appropriate (I do lang/lit combined so have to know grammar/syntax etc whereas I'm not sure if it's a focal point for straight literature students) And just write out the main points?
    I had an A4 page for each poem, and made 6 bubbles on each, each with the same headings of 'Themes' 'Grammar' 'Imagery' blahblah. And then I wrote out about 3 key points or something in each bubble. :dontknow:
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    yes I am aware of the langauge frameworks as I do langauge seperately too. that is good advice, thank you.
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    we were given a lot of handouts to study, so what I did was get two pages entitled AO2 (dramatic/poetic methods) and AO4 (context) and wrote down all relevant information I could find from the handouts for each text I studied. This is assuming you have a lot of handouts, and that you are marked solely on the AO's like we are, but it is a very effective way of learning it
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    Did you discuss the paper you did first with your teacher? See what was lacking and where you lost marks.
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    yes, all of the above. obvious but necessary, thank you everyone.
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    is it open or closed text?
 
 
 
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