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A Level English Literature Student Guide to The Awakening »

Shirley Bierman | Monday November 11, 2019

Categories: Archived Resources, KS5 Archive, AQA A Level, AQA A Level Pre-2015 Resources, AQA A Level English Literature B, LITB4, Hot Entries, Prose, Analysing Prose, The Awakening, Writing, Analytical Writing, Comparative Analysis, Literary Analysis, Prose Analysis

Scheme of Work The Awakening SOW.docx A Student Guide to ‘The Awakening’ by Kate Chopin Section A: Focus on Feminism Kate Chopin, born as Catherine O’Flaherty, wrote The Awakening in 1899. Within her context, her story was not generally well received by critics who called it ‘morbid, vulgar and disagreeable’. In her short tale she deals with the themes of female independence and sexuality as well as unhappy marriages and, to a modern reader, developed ideas ahead… [ read full article ] »

A Level English Literature »

Emily Prentice | Monday November 11, 2019

Categories: KS5 Resources, KS5 Literature, Prose, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, The Awakening, The Bloody Chamber

Edusites English Literature A Level provision is updating... Sweet Bird of Youth The play was completed and first staged on Broadway in 1959. Its origins lay earlier in the fifties in two separate short plays: ‘Chance and the Princess’, a two-hander written by Williams for his close friend, the former silent movie star Tallulah Bankhead: and a second very different piece ‘The Pink Bedroom’ which was the basis for Act Two of the finished product. Williams’ working… [ read full article ] »