English Literature

ENGLISH LITERATURE
AQA 7711 and 7712     

THE AS and A LEVEL PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

AS LEVEL

Love through the ages

  • study of two texts: one Shakespeare play and one anthology of poetry (Pre-1900 or Post -1900): closed book examination
  • study of two prose texts: closed book examination

A LEVEL

Love through the ages

  • Study of three texts: one poetry and one prose text, of which one must be written pre-1900, and one Shakespeare play

o   Shakespeare: closed book examination
o   unseen Poetry: closed book examination
o   comparing Texts: open book examination

Texts in shared Contexts

  • Modern Times: Literature from 1945 to the present day. Study of three texts: on prose, one drama and one poetry

Independent critical study

  • Texts across Time: non exam assessment. 2500 word extended essay