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AQA English Literature B. LITB3. Unit 3: Texts and Genres 30% of total A level Written Paper, 2 hours. Closed book. 80 marks Min. of 3 texts to study. Elements of Pastoral. 2 sections in the exam – answer one question for each. Exam: June 2010. LITB4.

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litb3
LITB3
  • Unit 3: Texts and Genres
  • 30% of total A level
  • Written Paper, 2 hours. Closed book. 80 marks
  • Min. of 3 texts to study.
  • Elements of Pastoral.
  • 2 sections in the exam – answer one question for each.
  • Exam: June 2010
litb4
LITB4
  • Unit 4: Further and Independent Reading
  • 20% of total A level
  • Coursework. 60 marks
  • Min. of 3 texts to study includes 1 pre-released anthology of critical material.
  • A portfolio of two pieces of written coursework.
  • A comparative study of an aspect of two texts. (1500 – 2000 words)
  • An application of an aspect of pre-released critical anthology to a literary text (1200 – 1500 words)
  • Deadline: June 2010
a2 performance descriptions for english literature b
A2 performance descriptions for English Literature B
  • AO1 A/B boundary performance descriptions.
  • Candidates characteristically:
  • Communicate extensive knowledge and understanding of literary texts.
  • Create and sustain well organised and coherent arguments, using appropriate terminology to support informed interpretations.
  • Structure and organise their writing using an appropriate critical register.
  • Communicate content and meaning through expressive and accurate writing.
a2 performance descriptions for english literature b1
A2 performance descriptions for English Literature B
  • AO2 A/B boundary performance descriptions.
  • Candidates characteristically:
  • Identify significant aspects of structure, form and language in literary texts.
  • Explore, through detailed critical analysis, how writers use these aspects to create meaning.
  • Consistently make reference to specific texts and sources to support their responses.
a2 performance descriptions for english literature b2
A2 performance descriptions for English Literature B
  • AO3 A/B boundary performance descriptions.
  • Candidates characteristically:
  • Analyse and evaluate connections or points of comparison between literary texts.
  • Engage sensitively and with different readings and interpretations demonstrating clear understanding.
a2 performance descriptions for english literature b3
A2 performance descriptions for English Literature B
  • AO4 A/B boundary performance descriptions.
  • Candidates characteristically:
  • Explore and comment on the significance of the relationships between specific literary texts and their contexts.
  • Evaluate the influence of culture, text type, literary genre or historical period on the ways in which literary texts were written and were – and are – received.
question stems
Question stems
  • “Discuss the view…”
  • “Explore the ways in which…”
  • “Consider the view that…”
  • “To what extent…”
  • “How far do you agree that…”
example questions section a
Example questions (section A)
  • Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  • Childhood has been depicted by some pastoral writers as a lost Golden Age and a time of closeness to nature.
  • Does Huckleberry Finn show Twain to be one of those writers?
example questions section a1
Example Questions (section A)
  • Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
  • Waugh said that the novel was written ‘in a bleak period’ and was consequently filled ‘with a kind of gluttony… for the splendours of the recent past.’
  • How does Waugh use the idea of a Golden Age?
example questions section b
Example Questions (section B)
  • Discuss the uses made of urban and rural oppositions in texts you have studied.
  • To what extent is a pastoral treatment of the past inevitably prettified and nostalgic?
  • Compare depictions of rural life in at least two texts of your choice.