Purple Hibiscus by Susan Elkin


Purple Hibiscus by Susan Elkin

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 CONTENTS: Introduction Context Plot and structure Characterisation Themes Style Tackling the assessments Assessment objectives and skills Sample essays Answers

About the Author

Susan Elkintaught English in secondary schools for many years. She is also a freelance journalist working for newspapers such as the Daily Telegraph, Independent on Sunday, The Stage, SecEd and a wide range of magazines. The series editor Jeanette Weatherall has been a Head of English and an Assistant Headteacher in two large secondary schools in the UK.

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96 pages


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Publication date

29th April 2011



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