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Everything you need to know about Heroes to succeed in your GCSE Literature exam or essay task.

York Notes for GCSE: Heroes give you everything you need to know about Robert Cormier’s poignant tale of heroism and cowardice, innocence and guilt, from full chapter summaries, study notes on key characters including Francis, Nicole and Larry, and help with Language, Structure, and Key Contexts. In an extended exam section, you’ll find tips on improving your grade, sample answers at C and A grades, and advice on understanding the question, planning your answer and using quotations.

Prepare for GCSE success when you study Heroes with York Notes

Get the most from your revision of Robert Cormier’s novel of heroism, guilt and compassion with York Notes. The Heroes GCSE Study Notes and Revision Guide provides everything you need to get to grips with the novel’s story, characters, themes and context, helping you to achieve the highest grades for essays and answers about Heroes in your GCSE English Literature exam.

When marking GCSE English Literature papers, examiners will award the highest marks to students who can show, with examples, that they understand the key elements of Heroes, such as the way in which events are foreshadowed by the author, the way in which Larry’s character changes over the course of the story, the meaning of the word ‘hero’ in the context of characters who might be described as heroic, the author’s use of language to heighten dramatic tension, and whether or not the story’s narrator, Francis, might be considered a hero himself.

Using York Notes’ comprehensive revision pack for your GCSE studies of Heroes gives you a wealth of commentary and analysis of the novel along with relevant background information about the author and context of the story. In addition, useful study aids such as sample questions and an essay writing guide ensures that Heroes York Notes for GCSE provides everything you need to obtain top marks in your GCSE English Literature exam.

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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. If you're studying Heroes for your English literature GCSE, the York Notes Heroes revision guide will help you reach your full potential. 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 Heroes English literature GCSE.

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Pub DateMay 2011
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