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Approximately how many words should a 30 mark essay for english lit be?
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It's less about word length and more about the amount and depth of content
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Approximately how many words should a 30 mark essay for english lit be?
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As above, it really depends on the content.

Eg., 500 words of solid, developed analysis, will probably score more than 1500 words of ramble.
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In my experience about 1200-1300 words ( I got a grade 9 in english lit in my GCSEs last year)
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Approximately how many words should a 30 mark essay for english lit be?
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You shouldn't be aiming for a word count. You need to pick a quote or reference to analyse, and then don't stop analysing until literally nothing more comes to mind, or until you run out of time. If you don't run out of time, pick a second quote and repeat. And I don't mean just like explaining techniques in the quote, but varied hollisitc analysis, looking at the quote in context of the story as a whole, in the context of the time it is written and whether the writer's effect will still be as potetent when viewed by a modern audience, or whether it will even have a point. If it's a play, discuss the various ways an actor may portray the character / a director set the scene. If it's a novel, think of the different ways a reader may interpret it.
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By the way do you need to put a conclusion after you have written your 30 mark essay to obtain a high mark?
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By the way do you need to put a conclusion after you have written your 30 mark essay to obtain a high mark?
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how long do you have in the exam? My A-level teacher recommends we write a side of A4 every 15 mins
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Quality over quantity.
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