So what should I include and write about in my paragraphs to get an A or A*?
I'm asking because I have my GCSE English exam and it's on Inspector Calls and Of Mice and Men.
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- Thread Starter
- 16-05-2015 08:15
- 16-05-2015 09:00
I don't know for An Inspector Calls because I'm doing Lord of the Flies, but I can help you for Of Mice and Men.
It is always useful to highlight key phrases in the text that you want to write about and plan beforehand. Then you would make a point, give you quote and ANALYSE it. The key part is the quote and the analysis - make it as detailed as possible, looing at the phrase as a whole and then zooming in to certain words and their connotations or effects.
You should aim to write about 3 paragraphs.
In this you would give a point, possibly give some evidence, and then link it to CONTEXT. The context is the most important part of this section and you need to constantly refer to it in order to get high marks. I would recommend doing context paragraphs as practise for the characters/themes/settings because you could try and replicate them in the exam.
Again, you should aim to write about 3 paragraphs.
- 16-05-2015 09:27
Sorry about the typos and grammar errors- I was trying to do it quickly xx
- 16-05-2015 09:29
sorry wrong thread lol