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A Streetcar Named Desire: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA A A Level
  • AQA B AS
  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • OCR AS
  • Eduqas AS & A Level

Dramatic, exciting and full of interesting themes for analysis, A Streetcar Named Desire has long been a favourite for A Level classes. Ensure it continues to inspire with this dynamic pack: ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through each scene.

Incisive analysis gets straight to the point while frequent ‘Focus’ boxes pull out key areas for students’ attention.

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 scene
  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
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

A beautifully written resource. I found it a pleasure to read, both for its clarity and for its close focus on the text. Each scene is presented in segments, dealing with all the key aspects of the scene, the characters, the language and the dramatic conventions. Characters, themes, motifs, form and structure are all addressed in productive ways. S Owen, English & Independent Reviewer