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English Literature AS and A level at Stowmarket High School

Course description

AS level:

Unit One: Prose (closed-book) Written examination: 2 hours

Section A: Prose fiction pre-1900
One question in two parts based on the reading of one prose fiction pre-1900 text from a prescribed list. Likely text: Thomas Hardy: The Mayor of Casterbridge

Section B: Prose fiction post-1900
One question from a choice of two based on the reading of one prose fiction post-1900 text from a prescribed list. Likely text: E M Forster: A Room with a View

Unit 2 Poetry and Drama Written examination: 2 hours

Section A: Poetry (open-book, clean copy)

One question from a choice of two based on the reading of one poetry text from a prescribed list

Likely text: Carol Ann Duffy: Meantime

Section B: Drama (closed-book)

One question in two parts based on the reading of one play from a prescribed list

Likely text: Tennessee Williams: A Streetcar Named Desire

50% of AS

Further information

2015 A Level English Literature: Results in the top 10% nationally for third consecutive year.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stowmarket High School directly.

Last updated date: 06 September 2016
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  • Start date: Next September

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