The Taming of the Shrew: A Level York Notes A Level Revision Guide

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The Taming of the Shrew: A Level York Notes

William Shakespeare

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Updated for the new curriculum (first exams AS 2016; A Level 2017)! Everything you need to know about The Taming of the Shrew to succeed in your A Level or AS Literature exam.

NEW York Notes for A Level: The Taming of the Shrew give you everything you need to achieve your full potential in your exam, whether you are studying for an A Level or AS. Updated for Assessment Objectives 1 to 5, you’ll find expert guidance on all the key skills, an enhanced exam section and the most in-depth analysis of the text. New features include focused tasks to develop your understanding and shape your own interpretations, plus regular study tips, revision questions and progress checks to track your learning. Find detailed analysis of every scene, all the key characters from Petruccio to Katherina, plus help with themes such as ‘Romance and Marriage’ and how the play corresponds to the comedy genre. Plus, extract analysis, contexts and criticism – all helping you to get the best grade you can!

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Prepare for success with NEW York Notes for A Level: The Taming of the Shrew!

When studying Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at A Level (and AS) you will require a thorough understanding of the themes, characters and dramatic techniques utilised by Shakespeare in this classic drama. The new A4 York Notes A Level study and revision guide gives the most comprehensive summary of each scene and Act. The guide also deconstructs each character, from Katherina and Petruccio (or Petrucchio) to Bianca and Christopher Sly, and provides a wide range of supporting information on themes, genre, structure and language.

The York Notes revision guide on The Taming of the Shrew goes further than other English Literature study guides to help you achieve the best possible grade at A Level. You’ll not only revise the play itself but the contexts and critical debates surrounding it. Understanding The Taming of the Shrew in the context of the social debates around marriage, the comedic sources of the play, and different critical angles from the original reception to its Feminist readings, will help you achieve top a A Level grade.

Using your study guide’s Progress Booster exam section is the best way to target a high grade in your English Literature exam. This section of the Taming of the Shrew study guide shows you the typical features which examiners are looking for in answers to a range of different exam questions at A and AS Level. It will show you how to meet the new Assessment Objectives and write high quality responses, which clearly demonstrate your understanding of the play beyond the plot, characters and key quotations.

Our bestselling A Level study guide on The Taming of the Shrew

Updated for the new A Level curriculum (first exams AS 2016; A Level 2017), York Notes provide everything you need to achieve your full potential, and get the best grade you can.

The new York Notes for A Level on The Taming of the Shrew is comprehensive, easy to use and will help you achieve the best possible grade. Written by A Level examiners and teachers to give you an expert understanding of the text and the exam, they include:

  • An enhanced exam skills section with three sample answers to common exam-style questions on The Taming of the Shrew
  • Up-to-date Assessment Objectives
  • Expert advice on understanding the question
  • Essential analysis of Genre, Structure and Language in The Taming of the Shrew
  • Detailed help with Contexts and Critical Interpretations

Everything you need to know to help you learn, revise effectively and write the very best answers when studying The Taming of the Shrew for your A Level or AS English Literature.

York Notes The Taming of the Shrew: A Level A Level Book Cover
ISBN9781447982272
Pub DateAugust 2015
Pages112
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