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13/02/19

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12/02/19

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12/02/19

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11/02/19

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08/02/19

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A-level English literature

A Level English Literature (Edexcel)

Aims

To enable students to:

  • read widely and independently set texts and others that they have selected for themselves
  • engage critically and creatively with a substantial body of texts and ways of responding to them
  • develop and effectively apply their knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation
  • explore the contexts of the texts they are reading and others’ interpretations of them
  • undertake independent and sustained studies to deepen their appreciation and understanding of English literature, including its changing traditions.

Assessment

Component 1: Drama

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • one Shakespeare play and on other drama from either tragedy or comedy – both texts may be selected from one or both of these categories.
  • critical essays related to their selected Shakespeare play. Students’ preparation is supported by Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Tragedy or Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology – Comedy.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the drama texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two on their studied text for both Section A and B.

 

Component 2: Prose

Externally assessed

20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • two prose texts from a chosen theme. At least one of the prose texts must be pre-1900.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 1 hour.
  • Open book – clean copies of the prose text can be taken into the examination
  • Students answer one comparative essay question from a choice of two on their studied theme.

 

Component 3: Poetry

Externally assessed

30% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students study:

  • poetic form, meaning and language
  • a selection of post-2000 specified poetry

and

  • a specified range of poetry from:

either

  • a literary period (either pre- or post-1900)

or

  • a named poet from within a literary period.

Overview of assessment

  • Written examination, lasting 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Open book – clean copies of the poetry texts can be taken into the examination
  • Two sections: students answer one question from a choice of two, comparing an unseen poem with a named poem from their studied contemporary text and one question from a choice of two on their studied movement/poet.

 

Non-examination assessment

Internally assessed, externally moderated

20% of the total qualification

Overview of content

Students have a free choice of two texts to study.

Chosen texts:

  • must be different from those studied in Components 1, 2 and 3
  • must be complete texts and may be linked by theme, movement, author or period
  • may be selected from poetry, drama, prose or literary non-fiction.

Overview of assessment

Students produce one assignment:

  • one extended comparative essay referring to two texts
  • advisory word count is 2500-3000 words

 

Assessment Objectives

Students must:

% in GCE

AO1

Articulate informed, personal and creative responses to literary texts, using associated concepts and terminology, and coherent, accurate written expression

26.7

AO2

Analyse ways in which meanings are shaped in literary texts

26.7

AO3

Demonstrate understanding of the significance and influence of the contexts in which literary texts are written and received

21.9

AO4

Explore connections across literary texts

14

AO5

Explore literary texts informed by difference interpretations

11

Total

100%