An essential aid to revision, York Notes for A Level on King Lear gives you everything you need to obtain a deeper understanding of William Shakespeare’s classic play about kingship, power-politics and the family. Exploring aspects of the work including the play’s genre, structure, characters, historical context and symbolism, this comprehensive revision guide to King Lear at A Level and AS provides you with everything you need to achieve the best examination grade.
Students that attain the highest marks for their essays and answers to questions on King Lear are likely to have shown the examiner that they have a detailed knowledge of Lear’s motivations in dividing up his kingdom, and the role that sons, daughters, servants, friends and rivals play in Lear’s mental breakdown. They will also be able to draw on a range of contextual and critical details to enhance their own interpretation of the drama.
By combining the study guide, interactive online essay tools and revision aids with a wealth of background and supporting information, York Notes’ King Lear Study and Revision Pack for A Level and AS students is an invaluable resource that will help to boost your examination marks and secure the best grade you can achieve in your English Literature exam.
Print Edition information: Paperback, 120 pages, ISBN 9781447982241