Richard II: Comprehensive Guide for A Level AQA B
AQA B A Level
Written entirely in verse, Richard II sees Shakespeare flexing his poetic muscles as he moves towards the mature mastery that characterises his greatest achievements. The central character of Richard is cruel, unjust and careless, but at the same time sensitive, intelligent and aware. Though less well-known than other big hitters, Richard II is sure to capture the imagination of students through the AQA B lens of Tragedy.
Consolidate and deepen learning!
- discussion prompts
- active learning tasks (including close-reading questions)
- further reading suggestions
- key literary and linguistic terms
Each pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough chapter-by-chapter commentary walks students through each section
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, context, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, literary approaches
Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered
Plus! Key Quotations for each scene, a Further Reading List and a Glossary of Key Terms.