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Published: 16/09/2019
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Reaching the higher grades in your 'Romeo and Juliet' essay

Step by step advice for how to reach the higher grades in AQA English Literature, with short example paragraphs to support. Based on an example exam question on how Romeo and Juliet are presented as a couple in love in Act 1 Scene 5, this resource could be used simply as a checklist to remind students, or as an annotation exercise in identifying where the strengths lie.

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Explore how Romeo and Juliet are presented as a couple in love in Act 1 Scene 5.
 
  1. Make perceptive and thoughtful points (not just obvious ones) …
Shakespeare’s use of celestial imagery in Romeo’s ‘vow’ to the ‘blessed moon’ likens Romeo and Juliet’s love to the gravitational force between the earth and the moon, showing that fate is pulling them together and creating the instant love between them.
     
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Anne Chisnall
Anne Chisnall
Excellent advice, clear headings and equally good sample answers, will be working with my Grandson to raise his grade, currently 6, would like to think he'll make an 8, but will be happy with 7. Thank you.

Posted on 31st January 2020
Bev Gibbens
Bev Gibbens
I will use this as an example for my grade 10 learners as to how they can improve their literary writing.
Posted on 28th September 2019

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