Do I need to read a lot to get an A in english Lit?Watch
I think it depends at least partially on your exam board - I do AQA B (Victorian Literature) for AS, and one of the exam questions is based on context, and extract and linking it to wider reading (in prose, poetry and drama). So if I didn't do any wider reading, I would do really badly in half of the exam. If wider reading isn't a completely necessary aspect of the course, you might get away with not doing it, however if you don't like reading then English Literature probably isn't the best subject for you.
Our teacher showed us some pieces of coursework that got full UMS and I swear to God, none of them made any sense. The punctuation was all over the place and they used so many fancy words and, well...