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    I'm studying Macbeth and Frankenstein for Paper 1 and I'm failing. I know the stories,the context etc pretty well but I just can write an essay about it. Whenever I see a question, I just blank out. Any advice?
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    Quotes and the reader are the most important part!!!!
    I'm doing Much Ado about Nothing and Frankenstein and I find them both quite challenging....
    For frankestien I recommended you learn one quote from each change in narrative (one from Walton's, one from Victor's and one from the monster's)

    Once you've found three quotes (they don't need to be long) then just remember to mention their subject terminology (nouns or verbs etc)
    Then finally just mention the reader and authors intentions.

    If you follow this sort of plan then you cannot go wrong!
    Btw: what other book/play are you studying??
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    (Original post by theuglymeme)
    I'm studying Macbeth and Frankenstein for Paper 1 and I'm failing. I know the stories,the context etc pretty well but I just can write an essay about it. Whenever I see a question, I just blank out. Any advice?
    I recommend watching Mr Bruff's youtube channel, he has videos on how to answer all questions in a Lit paper.
    I think you should try practise pprs. If you can't get anything out straight away try brainstorming ideas on paper.
    I know that during an exam you are supposed to go from the question and use your knowledge, but if you blank out, trying thinking of what you know, and try relating it somehow to the question. It's basically the reverse, and it's not ideal, but if you really don't know what to write, it may help. But yes I definitely recommend past papers and looking at the mark schemes at the kind of things the examiners look for.
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    (Original post by Wirefox)
    Quotes and the reader are the most important part!!!!
    I'm doing Much Ado about Nothing and Frankenstein and I find them both quite challenging....
    For frankestien I recommended you learn one quote from each change in narrative (one from Walton's, one from Victor's and one from the monster's)

    Once you've found three quotes (they don't need to be long) then just remember to mention their subject terminology (nouns or verbs etc)
    Then finally just mention the reader and authors intentions.

    If you follow this sort of plan then you cannot go wrong!
    Btw: what other book/play are you studying??
    Thanks. I'll try but it just never clicks for me. And I'm studying An Inspector Calls but thats for paper 2
 
 
 
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