Higher English The Critical Essay by Mary M. Firth, Andrew G. Ralston


Higher English The Critical Essay by Mary M. Firth, Andrew G. Ralston

Boost grades, with practical strategies for tackling 50% of the overall mark. This text explains how to effectively prepare a literature text and then construct a critical essay in accordance with marking guidelines from the Scottish Qualifications Authority. - Addresses how to avoid common problems, such as a failure to be selective or a lack of a clear structure, through worked examples and sample essays - Improves skills through a practical approach of explanations followed by a series of exercises and peer assessment activities - Ensures students are set for their exam with a checklist of points to remember when constructing a good critical essay

About the Author

Mary M Firth and Andrew G Ralston teach in one of Scotland's top schools and are highly successful authors of several English language and literature titles written primarily for the Scottish market.

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144 pages


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Publication date

25th April 2008



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