Wednesday 15 th  June <ul><li>Tasks for today: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the following course overview. </li></ul><ul><li>Thi...
A Level literature – at a glance… A2 Examinations Unit 3 – LITA3  Mrs Bernard Reading for Meaning 30% of A Level 2 hour 30...
The Handmaid’s Tale  … Margaret Atwood “ I ought to feel hatred for this man. I know I ought to feel it, but it isn't what...
Othello  … Shakespeare “ I will wear my heart upon my sleeve / For daws to peck at.”  Othello. ACT I Scene 1.
3 rd  text  …  Your choice Prose: Henry VIII's love letters to Anne Boleyn John Keat's letter to Fanny Brawne Middlemarch ...
<ul><li>Possible essay titles… </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast the presentation of … </li></ul><ul><li>love and mar...
Primary and secondary quote advice… Primary quotes: http://www.shmoop.com/handmaids-tale/love-quotes.html http://www.shmoo...
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  1. 1. Wednesday 15 th June <ul><li>Tasks for today: </li></ul><ul><li>Read the following course overview. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your 3 rd text choice. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your essay title. </li></ul><ul><li>For the following tasks, you will need to refer to the </li></ul><ul><li>other corresponding slideshare ppt… </li></ul><ul><li>Identify as many literary terms and language features in the ‘Othello’ extract as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the Handmaid’s Tale tasks, following the extract on the following slideshare ppt. </li></ul>
  2. 2. A Level literature – at a glance… A2 Examinations Unit 3 – LITA3 Mrs Bernard Reading for Meaning 30% of A Level 2 hour 30 minutes written examination (closed book) 80 marks Two questions involving unprepared extracts and wider reading on the unit theme of Love Through the Ages. Available January and June Unit 4 – LITA4 Mrs Johnson Extended Essay and Shakespeare Study 20% of A Level Coursework 70 marks Extended comparative essay of 3000 words. Available January and June
  3. 3. The Handmaid’s Tale … Margaret Atwood “ I ought to feel hatred for this man. I know I ought to feel it, but it isn't what I do feel. What I feel is more complicated than that. I don't know what to call it. It isn't love.”
  4. 4. Othello … Shakespeare “ I will wear my heart upon my sleeve / For daws to peck at.” Othello. ACT I Scene 1.
  5. 5. 3 rd text … Your choice Prose: Henry VIII's love letters to Anne Boleyn John Keat's letter to Fanny Brawne Middlemarch by George Eliot Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Testament of Youth - Vera Brittain The Collector by John Fowles Atonement by Ian McEwan French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles Drama: Anthony and Cleopatra The Way of the World by William Congreve Tis A Pity She's a Whore by John Ford A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde Look Back in Anger by John Osborne Bent by Martin Sherman French Lieutenant's Woman by Harold Pinter Poetry: Sonnet 130 by Shakespeare She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron Keats: Bright Star, La Belle Dame Sans Merci, Eve of St Agnes Donne: The Relic, To His Mistress Going To Bed Carol Anne Duffy: Warming Her Pearls, First Love, Mrs Quasimodo One Flesh by Elizabeth Jennings
  6. 6. <ul><li>Possible essay titles… </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and contrast the presentation of … </li></ul><ul><li>love and marriage </li></ul><ul><li>destructive love </li></ul><ul><li>the impact of society on relationships </li></ul><ul><li>the treatment of women </li></ul><ul><li>illicit love </li></ul><ul><li>romance and passion </li></ul><ul><li>the impact of setting on relationships </li></ul><ul><li>…in William Shakespeare’s Othello, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and one other text of your choice. </li></ul><ul><li>NB. The central bullet point of the essay question is negotiable! See me with your text choice and we will see what we can come up with! Mrs J x </li></ul>
  7. 7. Primary and secondary quote advice… Primary quotes: http://www.shmoop.com/handmaids-tale/love-quotes.html http://www.shmoop.com/othello/quotes.html Referencing secondary quotes: Harvard Referencing Format: Author - Surname, Initials. (ed.) or (eds.)-in brackets for editor(s). (Year of publication - in brackets). Book Title - in italics or underlined . Series title and volume - if available. Edition - if not the first. Place of Publication: Publisher. For further referencing support and guidance see the following website: http://www.staffs.ac.uk/uniservices/infoservices/library/find/references/harvard/index.php

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