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EDEXCEL AS ENGLISH LITERATURE (POETRY & DRAMA) - 19th MAY 2017 Watch

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    Heey Guys!

    Just wanted to see how people found the exam today! I'm surprised there's not already a thread for this- this is only for people who have done the Edexcel course, so A Streetcar Named Desire and Poems of the decade.

    The poetry questions were:

    Compare how the poets explore what we inherit from the past in 'Inheritance' and a poem of your choice.

    Compare how the poets explore identity in 'Look We Have Coming Dover!' and a poem of your choice.

    The Drama question was:

    Something about feeling no sympathy towards Stanley. How does Williams present the character of Stanley in ASCND?

    Other question was about the effects of past events.
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    (Original post by CarefreeDreams)
    Heey Guys!

    Just wanted to see how people found the exam today! I'm surprised there's not already a thread for this- this is only for people who have done the Edexcel course, so A Streetcar Named Desire and Poems of the decade.

    The poetry questions were:

    Compare how the poets explore what we inherit from the past in 'Inheritance' and a poem of your choice.

    Compare how the poets explore identity in 'Look We Have Coming Dover!' and a poem of your choice.

    The Drama question was:

    Something about feeling no sympathy towards Stanley. How does Williams present the character of Stanley in ASCND?

    Other question was about the effects of past events.
    Im confused, I also did this exam today, but are you talking about the international one? because i did that one and got a question on Out of the Bag and Song, and I t was poetry and prose, with the kite runner, so i suppose it was a different exam right?
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    (Original post by siimiivb)
    Im confused, I also did this exam today, but are you talking about the international one? because i did that one and got a question on Out of the Bag and Song, and I t was poetry and prose, with the kite runner, so i suppose it was a different exam right?
    Yeah we must have done different exams then. I don't think we're international, I live in the UK. Where do you live?
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    I live in Spain, so yes different exam papers. My questions were:
    Song ( express a political viewpoint ) so I compared jt ti Guiseppe
    Out of the bag (explore a sense of place) but i hate that poem, so i chose song instead, but in general i found the quetions weird
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    Ahh I chose to compare the poem by Nagra to Eat Me. For Streetcar I did the question on Stanley. I feel as though I did better in poetry in comparison to drama, which is annoying because drama is worth more marks soo -_-
    Hopefully I can make up for this in the prose exam on Wednesday. Hbu & everyone else??
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    This so weird, my next exam is also on wednesday, on othello and streetcar, so if you had Stanley and past come uo, i doubt those will come up in my exam. Which prose text did you do?
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    (Original post by siimiivb)
    This so weird, my next exam is also on wednesday, on othello and streetcar, so if you had Stanley and past come uo, i doubt those will come up in my exam. Which prose text did you do?
    My Prose text for Wednesday is A Thousand Splendid Suns and Wuthering Heights. I'm absolutely dreading Prose

    Wby?
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    (Original post by sunshinehss)
    Ahh I chose to compare the poem by Nagra to Eat Me. For Streetcar I did the question on Stanley. I feel as though I did better in poetry in comparison to drama, which is annoying because drama is worth more marks soo -_-
    Hopefully I can make up for this in the prose exam on Wednesday. Hbu & everyone else??
    Yeah I was gonna do the Nagra poem to either Eat Me or A Leisure, but I chose Inheritance and compared it to Genetics instead.
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    (Original post by siimiivb)
    I live in Spain, so yes different exam papers. My questions were:
    Song ( express a political viewpoint ) so I compared jt ti Guiseppe
    Out of the bag (explore a sense of place) but i hate that poem, so i chose song instead, but in general i found the quetions weird
    Yeah if I had that question, I would have probably done exactly what you did. Maybe might have even compared it to The Deliever as its about infanticide.

    I don't mind Out of The Bag anymore, but 'a sense of place' what the heck would you compare that to? History? Furthest Distance?
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    (Original post by CarefreeDreams)
    Yeah if I had that question, I would have probably done exactly what you did. Maybe might have even compared it to The Deliever as its about infanticide.

    I don't mind Out of The Bag anymore, but 'a sense of place' what the heck would you compare that to? History? Furthest Distance?
    I know!! It was so weird!!!
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    (Original post by CarefreeDreams)
    My Prose text for Wednesday is A Thousand Splendid Suns and Wuthering Heights. I'm absolutely dreading Prose

    Wby?
    Mine si drama and i want ti just do it ti get it over with. I have maths c2 the same day though😖
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    (Original post by siimiivb)
    Mine si drama and i want ti just do it ti get it over with. I have maths c2 the same day though😖
    Yeah I have maths C2 as well same day! I'm dreading it!
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    Would anybody be able to tell me what the supernatural question was in the prose paper please??
 
 
 
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