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English Y11

English Y11

Syllabuses

Exams

Subject Revision Resources

General Revision Resources

Fertile Questions

How can you interpret the text you are studying?

• How does the writer present the character of…?
• How far does the writer present the character of…as a…?
• How does the writer use the character of to explore ideas about …?
• How does the writer present different attitudes towards…?
• How does the writer present different attitudes towards…?
• Explore how far you agree with the following statement…?
• Starting with this extract how does the writer use setting to create…?
• Starting with this extract how does the writer present the importance of…?
• Starting with this extract, explore how far you agree with this statement…?
• Starting with this extract, how does the writer present attitudes towards…?
• How does the writer present some of the differences between…?
• What do you think is the importance of the beginning / ending of…?
• Who do you think is the kindest / meanest / loneliest / most powerful character in…?
• How does the writer present characters dealing with loneliness / being an outsider…?
• How does the writer present ideas about…?
• How does the writer present the effects of conflict / power / poverty / class on people in…?