NAT 5 English Critical Essay: 'A Time To Dance' - Bernard MacLaverty (Marked 17/20)

This is a National 5 English A-grade critical essay that examines Bernard MacLavery’s short story ‘A Time To Dance’ in relation to the following question:

Choose a novel or short story or a work of non-fiction which deals with a significant event or experience or issue. Give a brief account of the significant event or experience or issue. By referring to appropriate techniques, explain how it is important to the text as a whole

This NAT 5 essay examines the thematic loss of innocence and poverty that the central character Nelson experiences. Quotations have been highlighted in blue for ease.

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