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ENGLISH WJEC controlled assessment

Discussion in 'English' started by timetotravel, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Is this for the English Language task ( reading - unit 3)?
    If it is, the generic tasks are below:
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    Generic tasks</u>

    Drama

    Examine how your chosen dramatist presents a particular character. Refer closely to
    the text in your answer to support your views.

    How does your chosen dramatist create atmosphere in a part of the play you have
    studied?

    Prose

    Examine how your chosen novelist presents a particular character. Refer closely to
    the text in your answer to support your views.

    How does your chosen novelist create atmosphere in part of a novel you have
    studied?

    Sample tasks
    Examine the way Shakespeare presents Macbeth&rsquo;s character in the first Act of the play.
    Explain why we have mixed views about him.
    How does Priestley shape our views about Arthur and Sybil Birling in An Inspector Calls?
    Look closely at what they say and how they say it.
    How does Shakespeare create atmosphere in the first scene of Hamlet?
    Examine the way Miller creates tension in the last part of Act 1 of A View from the Bridge.
    How does Golding make the death of Piggy sad and frightening in Lord of the Flies?
    How does Jane Austen establish the characters of the different members of the Bennet
    family in the early part of Pride and Prejudice?
    Choose one of the generic tasks from either the drama or prose options. You can then devise your own question. The sample tasks above might give you some ideas.
     

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