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    I can't find a single thing to revise from online. So any notes on characters, context, key themes etc would be really really helpful
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    Check on "getrevising.com" - some good resources on there
    If you're with WJEC - on their website they do good mark schemes for each past essay question - which will help you with revising themes/context/characters
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    (Original post by samina_ay)
    Check on "getrevising.com" - some good resources on there
    If you're with WJEC - on their website they do good mark schemes for each past essay question - which will help you with revising themes/context/characters
    thanks so much, and yeah I'm with WJEC...unfortunately
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    thanks so much, and yeah I'm with WJEC...unfortunately
    Its relatively easier than AQA at a level. What i advise doing is looking at key quotes - look at metaphores, so for example the word "chasm" could suggest the dark hole in Eva's past that she is trying to avoid but can't. On the other hand the "chasm" could be eva trying to strip her away from her identity etc. Im not sure if the mark scheme has changed or anything - but in the exam i picked on 4 key points and analysed in depth - bringing in context alongside etc. In year 12 i got an E - but i resat in year 13 and got a B - that is only bcos i planned my question properly and explored in depth the question. Research context - e.g. kristallnacht, ww2, the ratcatcher and kinder children.
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    (Original post by samina_ay)
    Its relatively easier than AQA at a level. What i advise doing is looking at key quotes - look at metaphores, so for example the word "chasm" could suggest the dark hole in Eva's past that she is trying to avoid but can't. On the other hand the "chasm" could be eva trying to strip her away from her identity etc. Im not sure if the mark scheme has changed or anything - but in the exam i picked on 4 key points and analysed in depth - bringing in context alongside etc. In year 12 i got an E - but i resat in year 13 and got a B - that is only bcos i planned my question properly and explored in depth the question. Research context - e.g. kristallnacht, ww2, the ratcatcher and kinder children.
    Just added that to my notes haha! Yeah I'm really hammering in on context now...I need to remember to plan then, I never plan answers in exams
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    (Original post by Cari98)
    Just added that to my notes haha! Yeah I'm really hammering in on context now...I need to remember to plan then, I never plan answers in exams
    Definitely plan! Then the examiner will know where you were going to the question even if you didn't manage to finish. I suggest planning for 10/15 mins and writing the actual essay for an hour. Then move onto your next question. Hope this helped and please use the mark scheme grid closely - thats what helped alot too - good luck xxxx
 
 
 

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