Sense & Sensibility: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • OCR A Level
  • Eduqas AS

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through Austen's multilayered novel. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to explore issues of class, power, truth, romance and more. This thorough and in-depth resource will ensure your students are fully informed and confident approaching the exam, with close focus on textual references throughout to aid retention in closed-book exams.

This essential companion is focused on exam requirements throughout and will make studying this lengthy novel accessible and rewarding for all.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches. Frequent 'Investigating Further' sections provide plenty of extension material to help students achieve top grades!
  3. Indicative content
    Supports teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

What do teachers say about this resource? (1401)

“A very thorough and detailed resource. I really enjoyed reading the summaries and commentaries on each section of the novel. It reminded me how good Jane Austen is as a writer! All aspects of the text are covered; particular praise goes to the analysis of language and narrative techniques. It’s all too easy to get caught up in character, plot, theme etc; the Assessment Objectives also want students to be able to talk intelligently about form and structure. The writer has clearly committed hours of preparation to this resource. It was a delight to read such an erudite and engaging resource – thank you for your time and effort in producing it.” - S Owen, Second in English Department and Independent Reviewer