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    For those of us doing English Literature Mockingbird (AQA for me, but other boards too!), I thought it would be a nice idea to discuss some things from it. Mainly because I haven't read it since the start of Year 10, but also because it's nice to help people, isn't it!
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    I think I will fail.
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    (Original post by Undec)
    I think I will fail.
    So will I. :getmecoat:
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    http://www.shmoop.com/to-kill-a-mock...lee-ewell.html
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    I think Calpurnia or Heck Tate will be the main focus in part a for those who do the AQA board.
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    (Original post by aidanjt)
    For those of us doing English Literature Mockingbird (AQA for me, but other boards too!), I thought it would be a nice idea to discuss some things from it. Mainly because I haven't read it since the start of Year 10, but also because it's nice to help people, isn't it!
    How are you all revising? I'm going to do a practise question over the weekend and (attempt to) mark it. If I have time I will analyse some characters. What is the other book and poetry section you are doing?
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    (Original post by Ajjusrevision)
    How are you all revising? I'm going to do a practise question over the weekend and (attempt to) mark it. If I have time I will analyse some characters. What is the other book and poetry section you are doing?
    We're doing Kindertransport and Character/Voice. I haven't actually read Mockingbird since the start of Year 10, so I might try and cram it in on Sunday
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    Having looked at past papers, my performance is going to depend so much on the question. I'm top notch on the Radleys and I guess most of the themes, but I'm a little rusty on racism and, to quote one paper, "How white people give black people hell." Any suggestions?
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    (Original post by Wolfram Alpha)
    I think Calpurnia or Heck Tate will be the main focus in part a for those who do the AQA board.
    Why do you think that? Not that I don't believe you, I'd just like to see where you're coming from
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    Anyone doing Edexcel IGCSE on Monday? What do you predict for it?
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    (Original post by aidanjt)
    Having looked at past papers, my performance is going to depend so much on the question. I'm top notch on the Radleys and I guess most of the themes, but I'm a little rusty on racism and, to quote one paper, "How white people give black people hell." Any suggestions?
    Racism examples/"white people giving black people hell":
    - Trial (obvious but a clear example)
    - Bob Ewell following Helen Robinson post-trial
    - Missionary tea party post-trial, Aunt Alexandra's friends talking about black people
    - Scout's new teacher at school, Miss Gates, post-trial, being hypocritical in emphasising that the USA is a democracy as Scout had earlier overheard her telling another person that "it's time [black people] got taught a lesson" (the quote's something along those lines)
    - Racial segregation in the courtroom
    - Dill saying "he doesn't look like trash" about Dolphus Raymond after being informed that he has a black lover and mixed-race children; not necessarily Dill giving them "hell" but shows how he has been influenced
    - White people gambling in the black church during weekdays even though gambling is a sin in the bible; literally making their church a "hell"

    That's all I can think of right now, hope this helps!
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    (Original post by GlassyMarbles)
    Why do you think that? Not that I don't believe you, I'd just like to see where you're coming from
    Calpurnia because she plays a major role in the upbringing of Scout andJem and she is the only black woman who is treated as more than a servant. HeckTate I think because although he is someone of authority, as the novelprogresses we can see that his sense of justice strengthens...
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    I'm doing mockingbird with CCEA! It's closed book and I'm freaking out tbh
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    (Original post by Wolfram Alpha)
    I think Calpurnia or Heck Tate will be the main focus in part a for those who do the AQA board.
    who is heck tate? and why do you predict this?

    my english teacher said there is a high chance for jam and counts relationship to come up
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    (Original post by Wolfram Alpha)
    I think Calpurnia or Heck Tate will be the main focus in part a for those who do the AQA board.
    who is heck tate? and why do you predict this?

    my english teacher said there is a high chance for jam and counts relationship to come up
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    (Original post by atrxdg)
    who is heck tate? and why do you predict this?

    my english teacher said there is a high chance for jam and counts relationship to come up
    I'm not doing AQA but this is Heck Tate
    http://www.shmoop.com/to-kill-a-mock...heck-tate.html
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    (Original post by atrxdg)
    who is heck tate? and why do you predict this?

    my english teacher said there is a high chance for jam and counts relationship to come up
    Heck Tate is the town Sheriff.
 
 
 
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