English Literature - Novels - Getting that A* in section B (2 part Essay)

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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

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