The Taming of the Shrew: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • AQA B AS & A Level

Ready-to-use, detailed study notes guide your students through Shakespeare’s controversial and at times polarising play – guaranteed to inspire classroom debate. Fantastically clear and comprehensive analysis will inspire your students to explore all aspects of this multifaceted play before they enter the exam hall.

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 scene
  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