Heroes  York Notes GCSE Revision Guide

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.

Print Edition information: Paperback, 72 pages, ISBN 9781408270035

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