Plug in and prepare for your A-Level English Literature examination with this comprehensive audio study guide to Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
Includes the entire, unabridged audio narration of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, as well as in-depth analysis on the text, covering the key areas of: Characters, Themes, Structure and Form, Historical Context and Popular Criticism - as well as detailed chapter summaries and key quotations for your exam.
This audio study guide covers the core assessment objectives of the A Level syllabus. This will give students studying these texts a strong foundation from which they can build their understanding, engage with other critical commentary and draw connections to other literary texts. Students will learn how to:
- articulate informed and creative responses to the text through the exploration of themes and key ideas (AO1)
- analyse writers' craft to uncover the ways in which writers convey meaning in the text (AO2)
- appreciate the influence and significance of the contexts which shaped the writing and reception of the text (AO3)
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