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Be Kind to Yourself With Exams

Exams are not the same for everyone. Some people thrive on the adrenaline and nerves that happen...
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Analysing Poetry

Analysing a poem, particularly under exam conditions, can prove a daunting task. Here I have...
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The Imaginative Power of McEwan and Murdoch

‘It wasn’t only wickedness and scheming that made people unhappy, it was confusion and...
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The Literature of Depression

The literature of depression has a long and distinguished pedigree. While we will never really...

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  • Go In Like A Lamb, Go Out Like A Lion

    Jonathan Dagley A-level English Tutor (Canterbury) Picture ‘Go in like a lamb, go out like a lion’ I always remember being given this advice by my teacher when I was at school. After many years as a teacher myself, I find it is still good advice! It applies to a good essay or a story where you save the best till last. It is, of course, easier said...
  • Analysing Poetry Editor's Pick

    Alex Deamer A-level English Tutor (Chelmsford) Picture Analysing a poem, particularly under exam conditions, can prove a daunting task. Here I have outlined a basic approach that I find useful. It is not intended to be exhaustive, a poet may utilise additional literary devices; nor is it exclusive, there are numerous ways to read a poem....
  • Listening to Difficulty

    Anna Arbiter A-level English Tutor (North West London) Picture Whether you're a parent or an educator, one of the best ways to help a child succeed is to accept their struggle to learn. As well as working in education, I'm a trainee child psychotherapist, and it’s from both these fields that I’ve learned this: the most powerful agent of progress and change...

 

  • The Curious Case of A-Level English

    Hannah Knight A-level English Tutor (North London) Picture Thousands of 17-18 year olds will be receiving their A-Level results tomorrow. A good proportion of these will be collecting English Literature grades and amongst them will be two of my students.  Both of them were diligent, conscientious and engaged in our lessons. They both enjoyed exploring...
  • Essay: Clothing in Woolf's Lappin & Lapinova

    Hannah Lawrence A-level English Tutor (Enfield) Picture Below is an extract from an essay considering Virginia Woolf's use of clothing in Lappin and Lapinova: A preoccupation with clothing is inherent across the body of Virginia Woolf’s writing: from her novels to short stories, critical essays to letters. This essay will examine the importance of...
  • Good Books

    I.  Gardner A-level English Tutor (Liverpool) Picture The Great Gatsby by  F. Scott Fitzgerald . The second is The Old man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. When you have finished studying these two books, look back at your own reading history and pick out what you think is a well written book. Examine three separate instances where you find it...