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    I've always struggled with analysing when it comes to English (yet for some reason I'm taking it as an a level) and I feel like the points I make aren't good/strong enough to receive a good grade. I was wondering if anyone has any tips about how to create a high level analysis, like what literary devices should I look for etc?

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    (Original post by Babs Posh)
    I've always struggled with analysing when it comes to English (yet for some reason I'm taking it as an a level) and I feel like the points I make aren't good/strong enough to receive a good grade. I was wondering if anyone has any tips about how to create a high level analysis, like what literary devices should I look for etc?

    Sorry if this doesn't make any sense
    Literary terminology is vital for A-level. I suggest you revise and look at the most common ones. Just type in "A-level Enlgish Literature terms" and you'll find more than enough on the internet.

    Usually to get higher grades, stating your opinion is good. But you must evaluate why it means. To get even higher grades, within that, you need to look for alternative opinions such as "this could also mean", "however this could", "on the contrast, this suggests" etc. By this, you are developing your own critical thinking by not just analysing someone else's work, but your own.
 
 
 
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