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Resources and revision notes for A Level English Literature and Music

Resources and revision notes for A Level English Literature and Music
The Wife of Bath's Prologue Notes
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The Wife of Bath's Prologue Notes

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Revision notes for ‘The Wife of Bath’s Prologue’ by Chaucer. Suitable particularly for those studying for the Pearson Edexcel A Level English Literature poetry paper. Includes: Line numbers Overview Themes Language Form and structure Contextual ideas
The Wife of Bath: Key Features
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The Wife of Bath: Key Features

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Notes covering the key features of ‘The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale’. Particularly suitable for those studying for the Pearson Edexcel A Level English Literature poetry exam. Covers: Language features (imagery, allusions, rhetoric, humour etc.) Structure (use of tricolons, exegesis, interruptions etc.) Style (traditions, subversions, framing etc.) Form Tone
Mrs Dalloway Notes for Movement 1 and 2
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Mrs Dalloway Notes for Movement 1 and 2

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Revision notes for movement 1 and movement 2 of ‘Mrs Dalloway’ by Virginia Woolf, with an empty grid for students to continue note-making. Divided by: Characters Themes Symbols Plot Context Key Quotes and Analysis
Poems of the Decade Complete Notes
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Poems of the Decade Complete Notes

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Notes and analysis for all of the Poems of the Decade poems prescribed for Pearson Edexcel A Level English Literature. Includes analysis of the title, structure, tone and form, along with a list of themes.
A Streetcar Named Desire Master Grid
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A Streetcar Named Desire Master Grid

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A ‘master’ grid for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’. Registers features of each scene including: Time Plot aspects Themes Characters Objects Lighting and colours Temperature Sound volume Locations Sounds/music Clothing Tone Gestures/positions/movements References and allusions Animals
Edexcel A Level Music Exam Strategies
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Edexcel A Level Music Exam Strategies

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Exam strategies for the written paper for the Pearson Edexcel AS and A Level Music syllabus. Includes advice in regards to: Listening questions Questions about specific musical elements Dictation Question 5: Previously unheard piece essay Question 6: Set work essay 2x A5 pages
The Wife of Bath's Tale Notes
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The Wife of Bath's Tale Notes

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Notes for ‘The Wife of Bath’s Tale’. Suitable for students studying for the Pearson Edexcel A Level English Literature poetry paper. Includes: Lines Overview Themes Language and analysis Form and structure Contextual ideas
A Streetcar Named Desire Character Grid
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A Streetcar Named Desire Character Grid

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A character-tracking grid with analysis for ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ by Tennessee Williams. Features 4 key scenes for each character and a general summary. Characters included: Blanche Stella Stanley Mitch Allan
King Lear Theme Grid
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King Lear Theme Grid

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A theme tracking grid for ‘King Lear’. Suitable for all exam boards. Covers key scenes for 9 themes, with an overall summary. Themes covered: Aging Blindness Chaos/disorder Forgiveness Family relationships Fate Madness Gender Justice Loyalty Man, vs nature Truth
Musical Era and Genre Features Notes
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Musical Era and Genre Features Notes

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Notes on the key features of 17 specific eras and genres of music. Related specifically to the set works on the Pearson Edexcel syllabus but useful to any board. Eras/genres covered: Baroque Classical Romantic Impressionist Cuban Indian classical Gamelan Suspense films Jazz Funk African tradition Popular music 20th Century classical Experimental Folk Musique concrète Spectralism
GCSE + A Level Music Terminology List
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GCSE + A Level Music Terminology List

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A detailed list of musical terminology, no definitions, for 10 musical elements. Suitable for GCSE and A Level Music students. Elements included: Melody Vocal style Texture Harmony Tonality Word setting Form and structure Dynamics Rhythm, metre and tempo Sonority
Poems of the Decade Grid
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Poems of the Decade Grid

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Grid for the Poems of the Decade, as prescribed for the Pearson Edexcel A Level English Literature poetry paper. Includes analysis of: Title Narrative style Themes Attitude and tone Graphology Rhyme and punctuation Language Form and structure
Wuthering Heights and Mrs Dalloway Mutual Themes
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Wuthering Heights and Mrs Dalloway Mutual Themes

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A list of 19 shared themes between ‘Wuthering Heights’ and ‘Mrs Dalloway’ with examples for comparison. Particularly useful for the EdExcel AS/A Level English Literature Prose paper. Themes covered: Foreignness Family Love Suffering Religion Knowledge Social class The past Memory Women and femininity Men and masculinity Setting Marriage Time Reputation Madness Death Communication Dreams