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    Hi im in year 12 studying English Literature at AS Level (Edexcel)- I was just wondering if anyone knew any good websites/ revision guides to help revise the poems. The only one I can find is the AS English blog which is useless aha.

    Also if you've already done English Lit how did you revise? I'm struggling because this is my only essay subject- i take three sciences as well!

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    Hello!

    I did English Literature at A Level and then as my degree at university so I remember the overwhelming 'how on earth can I remember these poems and quotes and techniques?!?'- induced panic very well.
    In regards to revision - I'm sure you've heard this before but the best way to revise is to suit whatever type of learner you are (visual, kinaesthetic, auditory, read-and-write). If you're unsure there are tests you can do online or just think about how you best receive information.
    Personally I'm a visual and read-and-write kind of gal - so revision in the past for me has always involved creating pretty mind maps with lots colour. The process of creating these - by writing and doodling them - helped everything sink in and then I had colourful visual aids to revise from.
    Also I'm assuming there's a comparative element to your exam? (My assumption is that there's usually a comparative element in literature!) and so make sure you know what poems link together in regards to key themes and so on. This will mean you won't waste time in the exam panicking about what you're going to compare - you already have a bank of connections in your head! Also, do as many practice papers as you can - I'm sure your teacher will be happy to mark them. During my A Levels I did many, many practice exam essays so when it came to the real thing I knew exactly what I had to do.

    I hope this helps in some way

    Good luck!

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    (Original post by Tea2345)
    Hi im in year 12 studying English Literature at AS Level (Edexcel)- I was just wondering if anyone knew any good websites/ revision guides to help revise the poems. The only one I can find is the AS English blog which is useless aha.

    Also if you've already done English Lit how did you revise? I'm struggling because this is my only essay subject- i take three sciences as well!

    Thank you!
    you don't need to revise
 
 
 
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