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    I am studying WJEC English Literature and I would like advice on how to tackle the exams"

    I would also like to ask if I can redo my coursework, I only got a B and I was only two marks off an A which I feel I can get if I can redo,

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    My advice would be to make sure you know the texts, brainstorm, and learn quotes. Make mindmaps for themes, connections, differences - anything you can find.
    If you have an unseen poetry section, then print out some relevant poems and annotate the crap out of them, then write practice essays. Give yourself the same amount of time you'd have in an exam (I used to be able to write a decent poetry analysis over my 30mins lunch period, after practice). Ask your teacher to look at what you've written (but obviously don't demand they mark hundreds of essays). Remember it doesn't have to be your actual teacher that marks them, anyone in the english faculty will do. Failing that, you can always ask people here to take a look, but take their responses with a grain of salt...
    Comparisons are the more difficult bit; I would mindmap and then write extensive plans for whatever essays you can come up with. This way you'll start refining your ideas and should be able to address anything that comes up in the exam (if you haven't already).

    As for the coursework, I really couldn't say. You'd have to speak to your teacher. Different schools/exam boards will have different rules. (It may also depend on the size of your class - if everyone wants to redo, then there may not be time).

    Sorry if my answer was generic, but in my experience this is the best way

    Immerse yourself in it! Like just be super interested, and really speak up in class, and read interesting theories online. And try to be on time with the essays (but that's easier said than done)
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    Thank you both of you, this was very helpful x

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