2017 GCSEs 9-1 English literatureWatch
make notes on each character, theme and symbol.
for each one, write down key characteristics/features/interpretations/changes/etc. (along with 1 or 2 supporting quotes and maybe analysis) of that character/theme/symbol
to get ideas, use your class notes and look online, perhaps use a revision guide
In the exam, use PEA paragraphs
P - say a point that answers the question (related to characters, themes, plot, symbols), don't state a technique
E - quote evidence (try and embed quotes)
A - discuss the techniques/form/structure used. have alternative interpretations and back up your interpretation with evidence from a different part of the text if possible. include contextual details if the paper requires