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English Literature

Sample Question

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If you've worked through the all the Revise Bites in this section, you'll now have an understanding of the context of An Inspector Calls. Now for some practice in putting all these ideas together in the exam!

Preparation

Before you start, gather together all the notes you've made about the context, plot, characters, dramatic effect and themes of the play. Re-read them, and sort out your ideas! Then have a go at this question:

Question

Do you think that Mrs Birling is more to blame for the death of Eva Smith than the other characters? Give reasons for your answer.

Remember, you are advised to spend 45 minutes on this part of the paper, so divide your time up like this:

  • ten minutes planning your answer
  • thirty minutes writing your answer
  • five minutes checking your answer

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