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GCSE English Literature

GCSE English Literature will introduce you to some of the greatest works by writers from both the modern era and from the past. You'll bestudying dramatic works, poetry and prose and analysing how they were written, what they say about the times in which they were written, and the devices that the writers used to tell their story effectively.

Quite which examples you'll be reading and studying depends on the specification you are entered for and what choices your teachers make but you'll definitely be studying a Shakespeare play. Studying the subject allows you to build strong skills of analysis, evaluation, critical thinking and literacy; qualities which are extremely valuable infurther study and in the world of work.

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