A Thousand Splendid Suns: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level Edexcel (first teaching 2015)
- Edexcel AS & A Level
Hosseini’s gripping story uncovers themes of love, faith, gender and suffering, told through a cast of vivid characters. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through the novel. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to get to grips with this moving novel.
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:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
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
To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered
Bring the text to life with regular ‘vocab busters’ to demystify
the Farsi dialogue and AO-targeted exercises to dig deeper into
the cultural, historical and social issues.
Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding
Thoughtful detail and helpful notes… Very useful as a revision aid and for contextual information. M Render, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer