The Importance of Being Earnest: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level
- AQA B AS and A Level
- Edexcel AS and A Level
With its ‘trivial’ take on ‘serious’ matters, this wonderfully witty and delectably decadent tale of secret engagements and fictitious identities still amuses readers more than century on. Expose the falsehoods of Wilde’s eccentric, egotistical characters with precise analysis of each act, and activities and questions to promote discussion throughout.
Students will be able to develop class learning and strengthen their understanding of Wilde's dramatic methods.
The pack tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each act
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of whole play focuses on: characterisation and character relationships, themes, symbols and motifs, attitudes and values, language, genre and form, structure and dramatic devices, contextual factors
Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered
Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding
What do teachers say about this resource? (8366)
A good solid set of information and covers all elements of the play... The activities are good.
A helpful study guide... It is clear and methodical in its approach and works through the play in order, which supports students independently... I liked the active learning prompts with glossaries... Students will be able to develop class learning and strengthen their understanding of Wilde's dramatic methods.