REMEMBER : the essay for section B is in two parts - part and and part b. I would advise you to spend 15 minutes on part a, and 30 on part b.
part a - you will be given an extract, you must refer to this extract.
For the introduction:
- Use revelnt background knowlede e.g. info on the author, when the book was written, why it was written etc
- Put the passage into context i.e. what happened to lead up to the passage, and what will it lead to
- Explain this clearly, without waffling
For the main body:
- Respond in detail to the language i.e. dennotations and connotations