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The yellow wallpaper and the bell jar english literature coursework

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So for my english literature NEA/coursework i've chosen to use The Bell jar by sylvia plath and as its under the AQA mark scheme i've had to do The Yellow Wallpaper and other short stories by Charlotte Perkin Gilman. I am just curious for any guidance on this, as my teacher hasn't been much help on giving me any clue how to go about this! Literally any help is better than anything, i am looking into the idea that women are a victim of a patriarchal society. My first draft is due soon even though we were only introduced to this a week ago and im quite panicked, so any help is honestly god sent :smile:!
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Hey! So a I did Lolita and The Collector while my friend did these exact 2! I got full marks 60/60.

Your title is good, however you may want to tweak the structuring of it! How have you phrased your title question? This can change the course of your coursework, for example, putting ‘victims’ in the title will mean you have to solely focus on victims, whereas if you did impacts on a patriarchal society, victims in-of-themselves could be a paragraph and whole idea that you go into, which I think is a good structural idea and something I did and usually do.

If you have any other questions let me know! I know teachers can be really difficult in helping with coursework. If you want I also do tutoring on ‘TutorSpark’ website, which if you sign up I could message you and tutor you on this! My name is Safah Eyeman!

I hope this helped!
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Hey! So a I did Lolita and The Collector while my friend did these exact 2! I got full marks 60/60.

Your title is good, however you may want to tweak the structuring of it! How have you phrased your title question? This can change the course of your coursework, for example, putting ‘victims’ in the title will mean you have to solely focus on victims, whereas if you did impacts on a patriarchal society, victims in-of-themselves could be a paragraph and whole idea that you go into, which I think is a good structural idea and something I did and usually do.

If you have any other questions let me know! I know teachers can be really difficult in helping with coursework. If you want I also do tutoring on ‘TutorSpark’ website, which if you sign up I could message you and tutor you on this! My name is Safah Eyeman!

I hope this helped!

Thank you so much for replying :smile:
The title i think i've decided on is 'Explore how Plath and Gilman depict the deterioration of the female as a consequence of repressive societal conventions.'
Let me know if you think it needs any adjusting !
I'm looking into discussing most obviously the gender roles within both time periods and how that is shown within both texts, but i'm quite short of many other ideas !
hey! I'm doing my coursework on the exact same books as you with a very similar focus (womens oppression as a consequence of patriarchal society). I'd love to hear what points of comparison you used as I've hit a bit of writers block!
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Thank you so much for replying :smile:
The title i think i've decided on is 'Explore how Plath and Gilman depict the deterioration of the female as a consequence of repressive societal conventions.'
Let me know if you think it needs any adjusting !
I'm looking into discussing most obviously the gender roles within both time periods and how that is shown within both texts, but i'm quite short of many other ideas !

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