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:
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
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)