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    Hi Can you help me revise for my forthcoming May exam in English Literature .I need some structure to my Revision Schedule , what can you recommend I do Please .

    The Books I am studying are, Birdsong and The Great Gatsby
    The Poems are : Auden Poems and Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner .

    I'm in School on Monday for a all Day Clinic school have set up before we start school proper on Tuesday but just wanted to get loads done starting from Tomorrow.

    Any help much appreciated

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    Is this English literature B? Because I'm doing this exam but 17 May.

    What I do/done/doing is mind maps. I've done mind maps with each chapter of 'The Great Gatsby' where I comment on the following things:
    Form
    Language
    Structure
    Symbols/motifs/colours/foreshadowing
    Setting
    Brief summary of what happens
    Key quotes

    I am now annotating all chapters with this mind map and with the aspects of narrative in mind. Then, I do an exam question on it with this mind map and annotated chapter in front of me


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    (Original post by KirstBarlow)
    Is this English literature B? Because I'm doing this exam but 17 May.

    What I do/done/doing is mind maps. I've done mind maps with each chapter of 'The Great Gatsby' where I comment on the following things:
    Form
    Language
    Structure
    Symbols/motifs/colours/foreshadowing
    Setting
    Brief summary of what happens
    Key quotes

    I am now annotating all chapters with this mind map and with the aspects of narrative in mind. Then, I do an exam question on it with this mind map and annotated chapter in front of me


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    yes sorry , 17th May also
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    (Original post by KirstBarlow)
    Is this English literature B? Because I'm doing this exam but 17 May.

    What I do/done/doing is mind maps. I've done mind maps with each chapter of 'The Great Gatsby' where I comment on the following things:
    Form
    Language
    Structure
    Symbols/motifs/colours/foreshadowing
    Setting
    Brief summary of what happens
    Key quotes

    I am now annotating all chapters with this mind map and with the aspects of narrative in mind. Then, I do an exam question on it with this mind map and annotated chapter in front of me


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    Could you possibly send me a copy/sample of one of your mind maps to get me started please?

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    I'm also doing the Great Gatsby and Mariner. I agree with Gardan pretty much but also I like to plan a 'How does .... tell the story in Part/Chapter...' for each text.

    It's paragraphs/extended bullet points on Form, Structure, Language and it's just to make me more confident around the texts so I know some key aspects on what to comment on.
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    (Original post by gardan)
    Could you possibly send me a copy/sample of one of your mind maps to get me started please?

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    Sure thing. They are not done on the computer so I'll have to take pictures. Is there any particular chapter you want?
    Chapter 6 is most likely to come up in the exam but that's not certain.
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    (Original post by KirstBarlow)
    Sure thing. They are not done on the computer so I'll have to take pictures. Is there any particular chapter you want?
    Chapter 6 is most likely to come up in the exam but that's not certain.
    chapter 6 sound like a good idea , just be nice to get an idea so I can get going on my own mind maps, thanks a load for giving me this help and time.
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    (Original post by gardan)
    chapter 6 sound like a good idea , just be nice to get an idea so I can get going on my own mind maps, thanks a load for giving me this help and time.

    It's no problem, anything for a fellow student.
    This mind maps also work with poems and even dedicating a whole mind map on one thing, like symbolism in a poem or novel. Name:  825.jpg
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    If there is anything else I can do for you, let me know and I'll rummage through all my stuff to fit what you need. Hope this helps.
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    (Original post by KirstBarlow)
    It's no problem, anything for a fellow student.
    This mind maps also work with poems and even dedicating a whole mind map on one thing, like symbolism in a poem or novel. Name:  825.jpg
Views: 2793
Size:  531.2 KB

    If there is anything else I can do for you, let me know and I'll rummage through all my stuff to fit what you need. Hope this helps.
    Just having a nose at your map , will come back to you later , but thanks a bunch
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    Any idea what question B will be?
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    Hey there

    Maybe setting or dialogue?
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    Symbolism, imagery are my hopes and guesses


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