The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Comprehensive Guide for A Level AQA B (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • AQA B A Level

Delve deep into the physical and spiritual voyage that is The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Stanza-by-stanza analysis comprehensively covers language, structure and form, while whole-text study ensures full understanding of the poems’ crime-writing genre, evocative themes, and illuminating historical and literary contexts.

Engage your students! Throughout:
  • Close reading tasks
  • Research questions
  • Creative activities
The pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each stanza
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, language, form, structure, context
  3. Indicative content
    Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered

Plus! Includes a full recording of the poem.

An excellent comprehensive guide perfectly matched to the spec - a gift for teachers! It meets the requirements of the Assessment Objectives in an 'easy to understand' way enabling success in the exam. Thank you for making my life easier!C Hornby, English Teacher, Independent Reviewer (feedback for previous edition)
What do teachers have to say about this resource? (8216)
'Extremely detailed and it would be an excellent purchase for any teacher. It would save them hours of personal research... I really liked the metaphysical map for the poem and the very detailed information glossary... One of the most comprehensive study guides on this text that I have seen... A must for any new teacher to this text!' J Sallabank, Teacher and Independent Reviewer