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

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes illuminating the profits and perils of persuasive speech in Jane Austen’s delicately written final finished work. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis allows students to reconcile the ‘marriage plot’ typical to Austen’s work alongside absorbing themes of responsibility, friendship and folly.

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
    Supports teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding

An excellent resource... The activities integrated throughout the resource are appropriately challenging and facilitate independent learning. E Hewitt, English HoD, Independent Reviewer (legacy edition)