DNA GCSE Student Guide by Maggie Inchley


DNA GCSE Student Guide by Maggie Inchley

Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Student Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence. Key features include a critical commentary of the play with extensive, clearly labelled analyses on themes, characters and context. They take studying drama even further with sections on dramatic technique, critical reception, related works, fascinating behind-the-scenes interviews with playwrights, directors or actors, and a helpful glossary of dramatic terms. Dennis Kelly's play DNA centres on friendship, morality and responsibility in odd circumstances. When a group of young friends are faced with a terrible accident, they deliberately make the wrong choices to cover it up and find themselves in an unusually binding friendship where no one will own up to what they've done. Closely following the requirements of GCSE English Literature assessment objectives, these studies include expert advice on how to write about modern drama. With featured activities for group study and independent work, they are versatile and valuable to students and teachers alike.

About the Author

Maggie Inchley has taught in schools and is now Lecturer in Performance at Queen Mary, University of London. She attained a Diploma in Theatre Directing from Mountview Academy and has directed and developed new plays for the stage and radio since then.

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128 pages


Maggie Inchley
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Publication date

7th April 2016



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