Aspects of Comedy: Literary Genre Companions for AS/A Level AQA B

Complement your set-text teaching for Papers 1 and 2 with these innovative genre-based resources. Notes, quotes and activities help students situate their studied text within the genre of comedy.

  1. Set the scene with introductory notes for both genre and text
  2. Concentrate attention on relevant features with focused, student-friendly analysis of comedic aspects in the text
    • Explore characters, language, structure, form, setting, critical reception and themes
    • Quotation analysis pinpoints key ideas
    • Literary and dramatic terms defined in context and in a comprehensive glossary
  3. Build analytical skills and consolidate genre-based comedy knowledge with varied, creative activities – suggested answers included!
  4. Practise close reading for Section A with important annotated extracts and accompanying activities

Presented as an A5 booklet for easy use – a perfect companion to ZigZag Education’s Comprehensive Guides.