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

A thorough and engaging resource. Wish I’d seen this before I started teaching the text this year! S Owen, English Teacher & Independent Reviewer
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  • AQA A A Level

Pat Barker’s gritty historical novel offers a modern perspective on WW1, exploring the conflict through the lens of psychology and mental illness, as well as examining complex themes such as gender and sexuality.

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes with fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis examine the presentation of real and fictional characters and guide students through Barker’s sparse language, giving students a deep insight into the text.

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