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English Literature

Sample Question


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Para 1: Introduction - Mrs Birling

  • Explain Mrs Birling's role in Eva's death and discuss whether she is to blame.

Para 2 - Mr Birling

  • Look at Mr Birling's part in the tragedy and comment on the extent of his responsibility.

Para 3 - Sheila

  • Explore Sheila's part and, as before, comment on the extent of her responsibility.

Para 4 - Gerald

  • Now do the same for Gerald...

Para 5 - Eric

  • and for Eric...

Para 6 - Conclusion

  • Weigh up each character's responsibility and decide whether Mrs Birling is more to blame than anyone else.

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