The Bloody Chamber: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level OCR (first teaching 2015)

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  • OCR AS & A Level

Angela Carter’s provocative and fantastical short stories bring out challenging new themes from traditional fairy tales. There is a wealth of meaning to explore when studying this collection – use this engaging resource to help students unpick Carter’s ideas, with a focus on Gothic elements throughout.

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

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (7057)
"A very thorough and detailed teaching and revision resource which covers all aspects of the exam requirements but also allows for broader independent investigation." - L Churchill, Teacher and Independent Reviewer