A LEVEL ENGLISH LITERATURE AT A GLANCE

 

 

Component 1: Drama – Exam 2hrs 15mins   (30% of final qualification)

  • Section A: Hamlet by William Shakespeare + critical essays related to the play (35 marks, assessing AO1, AO2, AO3, AO5)
  • Section B: A Streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams (25 marks, assessing AO1, AO2, AO3)

 

Component 2: Prose – Exam 1 hour      (20% of final qualification)

  • One comparative essay on Frankenstein and Never Let me Go (40 marks assessing AO1, AO2, AO3, AO4)

 

Component 3: Poetry – Exam 2hrs 15mins   (30% of final qualification)

  • Section A: Poems of the Decade anthology (30 marks assessing AO1, AO2, AO4)
  • Section B: Metaphysical Poetry anthology  (30 marks assessing AO1, AO2, AO3)

 

Coursework: a comparison of 2 texts (20% of final qualification)

  • One extended essay 2500 – 3000 words (60 marks assessing AO1, AO2, AO3, AO4, AO5)