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    I am unsure how to prepare for my english literature exam. For the 'An Inspector Calls' AQA GCSE exam there are two questions. Is one of these questions ALWAYS a character? (and so is it safe only preparing for characters and not themes etc.)
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    (Original post by 11owolea)
    Hi,
    I am unsure how to prepare for my english literature exam. For the 'An Inspector Calls' AQA GCSE exam there are two questions. Is one of these questions ALWAYS a character? (and so is it safe only preparing for characters and not themes etc.)
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    Maybe sometimes but it could easily be two themes as well. So you will need to prepare for both characters and themes (50:50). I did mine last year and I think Mr Birling came up and Social class inequality. So themes are as important as characters. To prepare for it practice making plans for the 30m essays (do at least 8/9 to be on the safe side) and if you want to push your grade higher try to memorise 2 or 3 key quotes for each character e.g. For the inspector in the last scene,'It will all end in fire, blood and anguish'.

    Hope this helps.
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    (Original post by 11owolea)
    Hi,
    I am unsure how to prepare for my english literature exam. For the 'An Inspector Calls' AQA GCSE exam there are two questions. Is one of these questions ALWAYS a character? (and so is it safe only preparing for characters and not themes etc.)
    Thanks
    I'm doing AIC atm for my GCSE and I find that making mindmaps/posters about the plot, context, each of the characters is so helpful. For the characters, I made mindmaps where I brainstormed individual traits, quotes etc, BBC Bitesize is so useful. I would prepare for as much of the play as you can because you don't know what will come up, there is usually a theme embedded and attached to each character. So just remember as many links and quotes as you can tbh.
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    (Original post by Workangel_24)
    I did mine last year and I think Mr Birling came up and Social class inequality.
    Wow, this exam has gotten easier since I did it.
 
 
 
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