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This guide to the AQA Poetry Anthology (Love and Relationships) walks you step-by-step through the exam to help you get the skills and knowledge you need to get the top grades.
The first section demystifies the exam, with detailed exploration of what the mark-scheme really means, and how to get there. It includes ways to approach poetry, how to work out what poets are trying to say, and the techniques they use in their writing. You'll read tips on how to revise, and what to revise.
The second section looks at academic writing – how to sound like you know exactly what you're talking about. With practical guidance, examples and helpful tips, you'll be writing like a top-grade candidate in no time! Finally, there's a series of model essays for every poem in the anthology, packed with analysis of language, structure, and form. These apply the writing and planning skills explored earlier, putting the guidance into practice.
This book also includes:
- Practical revision tasks to keep on track
- Quick tests to check your progress
- Glossaries of literary and interpretive vocabulary