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    I hope to study English Literature at A level next year, but I can never seem to reach above a 6. I feel like I have good knowledge of all three texts (contextually, contents and ideas) but I really want to be getting them 7/8's at GCSE and I don't believe "PPE" paragraphs are strong enough to get me them. Does anyone have any tips or structures to boost grades in Literature?
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    I got an 8 in literature and I never stuck to the structure they told us to. I started with the point, did an embedded quotation for evidence and then I went into a lot of depth into the words first, then explained how that creates an effect. I usually left the explanation to the end because I just found it flowed better like that. To be honest, you’ve just got to keep it detailed but concise. Also, I found I did better when I did 3/4 longer but really strong paragraphs rather than 5/6 weak ones.
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    Hi, I did English Literature when I was in year 10 and got an 8. I didn't really revise, however the month berfore I started writing lots of essay. Our teacher taught us this:

    QUESTION
    LANGUAGE
    METHOD
    FORM
    STRUCTURE
    CONTEXT

    All of this should be included in all paragraphs. So do three paragraphs ensuring it has all of the above in.
    Do introduction and conclusion as well

    MNEMONIC: Quaint Lacy Men Form Spoken Cakes
    If you don't like the mnemonic then go on https://spacefem.com/mnemonics/

    I advise you to put lots of detail in and have alternate interpretations for the language analysis.
 
 
 
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