Comparing Texts (Routledge a Level English Guides) by Nicola Onyett

By Nicola Onyett

Routledge a degree English publications equip AS and A2 point scholars with the abilities they should discover, review, and revel in English. Books within the sequence are outfitted round the a variety of talents laid out in the overview pursuits (AOs) for all AS and A2 point English courses.Focusing at the AOs such a lot proper to their subject, the books support scholars to strengthen their wisdom and skills via research of energetic texts and modern info. every one booklet within the sequence covers a unique region of language and literary learn, and gives available factors, examples, workouts, summaries, instructed solutions and a thesaurus of key words. evaluating Texts: presents scholars with the abilities they should examine and distinction texts explores and compares texts from a variety of genres and classes attracts on a lot of literary and non-literary texts, from Chaucer's spouse of tub to the nice Wife's consultant, from Frankenstein to poetry via Carol Ann Duffy, and from Nigella Lawson to quick nutrients state introduces the most subject matters and matters scholars have to think about while evaluating texts: issues, style, time and position, shape and constitution, and intertextuality.

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The words printed in bold are as printed in the original. Text A Each of us inevitably belongs to a variety of groups. You could list those groups you joined from your own choice, for example, a youth club or a pop group. You could also list those groups you joined without a free choice, for example, your family or your school. There are many different sorts of groups with different sorts of purposes. They cater for our different needs. These needs may be short-term (an evening party) or long-term (a club that we belong to).

Some are local, others international. People in a group have some interest or purpose in common which brings them together. Although individuals in a group share common interests, these people may not always share all of themselves. Having agreed on some purposes, people may disagree fiercely about how these purposes should be achieved. They might disagree on how the group should be organised. Some members may want all members to be equal, but other members may prefer to have a designated leader for others to follow.

You will find this information in a library or on the Internet. Your class could share out the workload and present the findings to each other. One of these writers is not usually associated with the Romantic movement; find out who and why. • • • • • • • William Blake (1757–1827) William Wordsworth (1770–1850) Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834) Jane Austen (1775–1817) John Keats (1795–1821) Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) Mary Shelley (1797–1851) There are no suggestions for answer for this exercise.

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