Using York Notes’ GCSE Study Notes and Revision Guide to The Tempest will equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding of William Shakespeare’s play needed to write high-scoring examination answers and essays.
GCSE English Literature examiners will award the highest marks for answers which demonstrate an understanding, supported by relevant quotes from the text, of aspects of the play including the events, characters, themes and historical context. You might be asked, for example, to explain how Shakespeare uses form, structure and language to develop the action, show relationships and develop ideas or to explain how Shakespeare has carefully ordered or revealed events for particular effects. York Notes’ The Tempest study guides, both printed and online, are designed to help you maximise your revision by providing detailed analyses of the text and key elements, useful contextual and background information and tools including sample exam questions and answers, essay plans and revision tips, equipping you with everything you need to gain the highest grade you can in your GCSE English exam.
Print Edition information: Paperback, 88 pages, ISBN 9781292138145