Merchant of Venice
[Includes Online Extras]
Philip Allan Literature Guide for A-Level

By William Shakespeare
November 2011
Hodder Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781444121445
94 pages, Illustrated
$29.50 Paper original


Philip Allan Literature Guides (for GCSE) provide exam-focused analysis of popular set texts to give students the very best chance of achieving the highest grades possible. 

Designed to be used throughout the course or as revision before the exam, this full colour text provides: 
thorough commentary outlining the plot and structure and exploring the themes, style, characters and context of the text 
exemplar A*- and C-grade answers to exam-style questions, with examiner's comments, exam and essay-writing advice 
assessment objectives for each exam board, highlighting the specific skills that students need to develop 
'Grade booster' boxes with tips on how to move between grades
'Pause for thought' boxes to make students consider their own opinions on the text 
Key quotations memorise and use in the exams 

Each guide comes with free access to a website with further revision aids, including interactive quizzes, a forum for students to share their ideas, useful web links plus additional exam-style questions and answers with examiner's comments and expert advice.

Table of Contents: 
Plot and structure
Tackling the assessments
Assessment objectives and skills
Sample essays



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