AQA Anthology: Power and Conflict (Grades 9–1) NEW EDITION York Notes GCSE Revision Guide

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AQA Anthology: Power and Conflict (Grades 9–1) NEW EDITION York Notes

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To achieve top grades in English Literature, you need to know your set texts and master all the key skills examiners are looking for. With everything you need right at hand, this NEW York Notes Study Guide on Power and Conflict: AQA Poetry Anthology – now with complete annotated poems! – gives you all the tools you need to study the cluster, practise Unseen poetry and face your exam with confi dence.

Read and understand all the poems – Find every poem, printed in full with lots of expert annotations, to help you read, understand and write about the cluster.

Practise all the key skills – Use the dedicated sections on Form, Structure and Language and Themes and Contexts to perfect your knowledge and master the key techniques. Plus, get help with Comparing poems and the Unseen poem questions.

Check your progress – Use the regular ‘Progress and revision check’ features to test your knowledge and understanding, and monitor what you have achieved.

Feel ready for the exam – Key features linked to the Assessment Objectives, longer exam-style ‘Practice tasks’ and annotated sample answers at different levels, will help you to be exam-ready and prepared to perform at your best.

York Notes Study Guide for the AQA Poetry Anthology cluster, Power and Conflict is an essential guide to your GCSE poetry paper. Featuring complete annotated poems, it will help you understand the story and meaning of every poem, its poetic structure and techniques, and the context behind it. York Notes give you everything you need in order to achieve top grades in exam and essay questions about Power and Conflict, and the Study Guide also includes essential help with dealing with the ‘unseen’ part of the exam too.

Examiners marking your Power and Conflict GCSE questions will be looking for your ability to analyse poems and also to compare and contrast them. You will need to show an understanding of the poet’s message and how they use the speaker’s voice to convey their ideas – GCSE students who can successfully pick out language techniques and show their effects are more likely to receive the top grades.

York Notes for GCSE: Power and Conflict is designed to help you craft the best possible answers, which clearly demonstrate your knowledge to the examiner. Inside you’ll find plenty of examples as well as lots of help with writing about themes and techniques, comparing poems, and applying contexts. The guide not only covers the poems themselves but also all the key skills required to fulfil your potential in your English Literature exam.

Print Edition information: Paperback, 120 pages, ISBN 9781292230313

Our bestselling print study guide on AQA Anthology: Power and Conflict (Grades 9–1) NEW EDITION

Updated for the new GCSE and now in a full colour, student-friendly A4 size, York Notes are easier to use and easier to read, and give you even more help than ever in your quest for top marks.

York Notes for GCSE are comprehensive, easy to use and will help you achieve the best possible grades. Written by GCSE examiners and teachers to give you an expert understanding of the text and the exam, they include:

  • sample answers
  • essay plans
  • specialist guidance on understanding exam questions, together with key quotations, checklists, study tips and grade boosters
  • revision activities and checkpoints

Everything you need to help you learn, revise effectively and write the very best answers in your Power and Conflict English Literature GCSE (Grades 9-1).  

To feel properly prepared for your AQA Poetry exam, combine this guide with the NEW York Notes AQA Unseen Poetry: Study and Revision Guide, including 20 additional unseen practice poems.

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Pub DateAugust 2017
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