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ENGLISH LITERATURE at The Langley Academy

Course description

A/S: Exam 2 hours 15 mins

Section A: Unseen poetry/prose

Section B: Poetry essay on land. Poems from ‘The Rattlebag’ anthology.

Section C: Prose essay on ‘Jane Eyre’- Emily Bronte and ‘Wide Sargasso Sea’- Jean Rhys

Coursework: 2,500 word essay

Compare and contrast the presentation of women in Othello and Macbeth. Your study should refer to relevant contextual material and also include appropriate references of the plays by other critics.

A2: Exam 2 hours 45 mins

Section A: Unseen poetry and prose analysis

Section B: Essay on Identifying Self using the texts:

Great Expectations- Charles Dickens (1861)

Life of Pi- Yan Martel (post 1990)

The Wife of Bath- Geoffrey Chaucer (1386-7)

The Fat Black Woman’s Poems- Grace Nichols (1984)

Coursework: Independent literary focus on text: 2,500 to 3,000 words

This allows students a free choice in texts to study. The subject teacher becomes more like a mentor through this process.

Entry requirements

GCSE English Language C and English Literature B or English Language B

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Langley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 29 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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