Philip Allan Literature Guide (for GCSE): The Woman in Black by Margaret Mulheran
  

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Philip Allan Literature Guide (for GCSE): The Woman in Black by Margaret Mulheran

For study or revision, these guides are the perfect accompaniment to the set text, providing invaluable background and exam advice. Philip Allan Literature Guides (for GCSE) offer succinct and accessible coverage of all key aspects of the set text and are designed to challenge and develop your knowledge, encouraging you to reach your full potential. Each full colour guide: - Gives you the confidence that you know your set text inside out, with insightful coverage for you to develop your understanding of context, characters, quotations, themes and style - Ensures you are fully prepared for your exams: each guide shows you how your set text will be measured against assessment objectives of the main specification - Develops the skills you need to do well in your exams, with tasks and practice questions in the guide, and lots more completely free online, including podcasts, glossaries, sample essays and revision advice at www.philipallan.co.uk/literatureguidesonline

Reviews

I have always loved reading, yet struggled with The Woman in Black as I found it sluggish and overly descriptive of what I thought to irrevelant material. However, I then read the book through again at home using this guide and found I understood it perfectly. This was due to all the seperate sections the guide contained, as it has: - A chapter by chapter walk through of the novel, including tips on improving your grade and key quotations - A section on each character individually and why they are important to the novel - A section on plot and structure and how Susan Hill uses it to make the novella spooky - A section on theme As well as this, the guide includes a section at the back to study just before the exam, including key words and how to tackle the question. I found this part especially helpful and hope to have pushed my As to A*s. If I do, it is all down to this book. Amazon reviewer A comprehensive guide through the book, chapter by chapter with helpful questions at the end of each to aid revision. Very good as a stand-alone resource but superb when used in conjunction with the teacher pack. Excellent value for money, both for use in school and for private revision. Amazon reviews This literature guide was perfect for my daughter to get her through her GCSE. She struggled with answering questions and 'reading between the lines

-alone resource but superb when used in conjunction with the teacher pack. Excellent value for money, both for use in school and for private revision. Amazon reviewer

About the Author

Margaret Mulheran taught English for 34 years and was a Head of English for 20 years. Margaret left teaching in July 2009 to concentrate on writing and consultancy.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Margaret Mulheran
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Publisher

Philip Allan Updates an imprint of Hodder Education

Publication date

27th August 2010

ISBN

9781444110265


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