Brighton Rock: Comprehensive Guide for AS and A Level
- Edexcel A Level
- AQA B AS & A Level
Brighton Rock today remains an innovative and daring example of twentieth-century crime writing that exposes the seedy undercurrent of life in a large 1930s seaside town, with its crime rackets, razor gangs and unbridled corruption. Examine Greene’s ruthless teenage villain and skilled amateur detective with exceptionally detailed analysis and tasks helpfully cross-referenced to the AOs.
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- discussion prompts
- active learning exercises
- further reading suggestions
- key literary and linguistic terms
- practice essay questions
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
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
Supports teaching by ensuring all key areas are covered
Plus! Glossary of key terms ensures full understanding