Tess of the D'Urbervilles: Comprehensive Guide for AS/ALevel (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA A
  • AQA B
  • Edexcel

Trace the tragic story of Tess Durbeyfield, a woman betrayed by the callousness of Victorian society and the men who governed it. Detailed analysis and a vast bank of questions will engage students and amplify understanding of this Hardy classic.

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

Engage your students! Throughout:
  • tasks to develop students’ personal responses
  • key quotations
  • practice essay questions
  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 ensuring all key areas are covered

Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding