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    I am really confused on how to get an A* in my English language and literature exams. I would like something more than just the usual "originality" quote please.
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    (Original post by siddy204)
    I am really confused on how to get an A* in my English language and literature exams. I would like something more than just the usual "originality" quote please.
    Thanks
    Brush up on the syllabus and look at past papers - make sure you know what you're being marked on at all times. It's no good wasting energy on talking about context if the marks are for language, for example. Explore both sides of arguments always. "Do you agree with...?" Yes I do blah blah blah, no I don't blah blah blah, in conclusion although I can see both sides I agree with yes/no more. Don't get hung up on key words - it's more important to talk about the effects of techniques rather than just name techniques. You don't just say 'the author uses alliteration here', you say 'the repetition of the a/b/c sound has blah blah effect'.
 
 
 
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