Emma: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level AQA B (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA B AS & A Level

Matchmaking, meddling and misguided – Austen worried that readers wouldn’t like her, but Emma Woodhouse’s impetuous decisions, determined matchmaking and eventual happy ending have delighted for generations. Ready-to-use, detailed study notes help students pick apart the comedic aspects of this surprisingly light-hearted coming-of-age story with detailed, comprehensive analysis.

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

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

Enhances learning through the depth of analysis, the examples and demonstration of techniques... Spot on for teaching Emma as a comedy text. B Jennings, English & Independent Reviewer