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    Can anyone tell me the best way to structure an essay for Eng Lit. I'm studying Romeo and Juliet and An Inspector Calls. I know lots about both but need to ensure I am structuring my paragraphs correctly. What should I be aiming to cover in each paragraph? Can I mention language/techniques/quotes used in any or all paragraphs etc.
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    So for a paragraph you should use the PEEEE method, Point, Evidence, Explain, Explore, Expand

    Point - What you want to talk about, e.g "Priestley explores supernatural themes through the Inspector"
    Evidence - A quote from the play that supports your point
    Explain - Explain why that quote supports your point, mention language and punctuation techniques here.
    Explore - Focus on a specific word from that quote and explore the connotations (e.g 'Goole' is reminiscent of 'ghoul', showing that the Inspector is a disturbance in the house)
    Expand - Then you want to connect your analysis to context, either from the time period or from Priestley's personal life.

    That's what we did for GCSE last year, but you should ask your teacher if there's anything else you need to include for the new spec. Good luck!
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    Thanks so much I am doing that kind of revision.
    Are there any good Eng Lit essay examples on here...it would be great to learn from others.
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    (Original post by crocodile_ears)
    So for a paragraph you should use the PEEEE method, Point, Evidence, Explain, Explore, Expand

    Point - What you want to talk about, e.g "Priestley explores supernatural themes through the Inspector"
    Evidence - A quote from the play that supports your point
    Explain - Explain why that quote supports your point, mention language and punctuation techniques here.
    Explore - Focus on a specific word from that quote and explore the connotations (e.g 'Goole' is reminiscent of 'ghoul', showing that the Inspector is a disturbance in the house)
    Expand - Then you want to connect your analysis to context, either from the time period or from Priestley's personal life.

    That's what we did for GCSE last year, but you should ask your teacher if there's anything else you need to include for the new spec. Good luck!
    Then even better, PEEEEL link your point to a similar quote in the theme and repeat lol
 
 
 
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