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    How does Steinbeck present the character of Crooks in the novel 'Of Mice and Men'?

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    • Marked by teacher: (?) Laura Gater 20/05/2013
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    All people have a right to their own opinions but not the right to force them upon others

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    • Marked by teacher: (?) Jeff Taylor 20/05/2013
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    Throughout the play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth together demonstrate how ambition can turn a loyal soldier into a bloodthirsty murderer

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    Compare and Contrast Horses by Edwin Muir and Pike by Ted Hughes

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    Compare and contrast the images of love in: Act I Scene V, Act II Scene II and Act V Scene III

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    Don't get me started on... Bullying

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Along with GCSE Maths, this is the qualification that employers and university admissions tutors are looking out for. All aspects of life require good communication skills and the ability to understand and be understood. English GCSE provides you with a benchmark of literacy that shows you have thenecessary skills in reading, writing and comprehension. GCSE English is split into two subjects and therefore two GCSE qualifications -English Literature and English language.

English Literature involves the study and investigation of works of drama, poetry and prose from modern and classical sources. As an English Literature student you will develop skills of evaluation, critical thinking and comparison and it will introduce you to some of the great works of the greatest writers.

English Language covers the grammar, usage and practice of the English language and ensures you have the relevant skills to comprehend text and evaluate and analyse its meaning.

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