year 11 english standard module b close study of literature practice questions

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Question 1

In considering [YOUR TEXT], what ways does the composer draw you into the world of their text?

 

In your response, make detailed reference to your prescribed text.

Question 2

Characters make a major contribution to the significance of a text.

 

How is this achieved in your prescribed text?

Question 3

It’s not about what you say but how you say it.

 

Analyse how textual form shapes your understanding of key ideas in your prescribed text.

Question 4

What matters most? In a text, it is always the ideas.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 5

Setting enhances the audience’s appreciation of important ideas in texts.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 6

The principal job of any text should be to please the audience.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 7

Conflict lies at the heart of a text.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 8

Texts are primarily concerned with the issues of everyday people.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 9

Characters in texts should be recognisable versions of ourselves.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 10

Texts are often concerned with human weakness and its consequences.

 

To what extent do you agree with this view? Discuss with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 11

Composers leave a distinctive mark on the texts they create.

 

Discuss your views with close reference to your prescribed text.

Question 12

Great texts have the power to connect with people across different contexts.

 

Discuss in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 13

The significance of a text lies in its power to move readers.

 

Discuss in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 14

Two people who have different perspectives on your prescribed text are having a conversation.

 

Compose their conversation, which should include consideration of the structure, language and ideas of the text.

Question 15

The most significant element of a text is its language.

 

To what extent does your understanding of your prescribed text support this view?

Question 16

Your class has been exploring the question, “What makes your prescribed text worth studying?”

 

You are pitted against another student with an opposing view. Argue for your personal understanding of the text.

Question 17

The value of a text is determined by the qualities of its central character.

 

Discuss in relation to your prescribed text.

Question 18

How does the composer of your prescribed text achieve textual integrity?

Question 19

Valuable texts move beyond the context in which they were created.

 

Do you agree? Discuss in relation to the language, content and construction of your text.

Question 20

To what extent is your prescribed text shaped by the decisions of significant characters?

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