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Published: 09/10/2017
KS4 | Plays
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Six practice exam questions

Six exam-style extract based questions for students to answer on the play. Designed for students following the AQA GCSE English Literature specification, these practice questions include:

  • Starting with this extract, explain how far you think Shakespeare presents violence in Romeo and Juliet. (with an extract from Act 1 Scene 1)
  • Starting with this extract, explain how far you think that Shakespeare presents Juliet as a mature young woman. (with an extract  from Act 2 Scene 2)
  • Starting with this conversation, explain how far you think Shakespeare presents Romeo as reckless. (with an extract from Act 3 Scene 1)
  • Starting with this conversation, explain how far you think Shakespeare presents Mercutio as a humorous young man. (with an extract from Act 1 Scene 4)
  • Starting with this extract, explain how far you think that Shakespeare presents Juliet as a frightened young woman. (with an extract from Act 4 Scene 3)
  • Starting with this extract, explain how far you think that Shakespeare presents Romeo and Juliet as fated to die. (with an extract from the Prologue)

A framework is also included to help students plan an answer for the Shakespeare question.

   

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Laugihan Sivakuhan
Laugihan Sivakuhan
Very helpful with my upcoming end of years. Thank you.
Posted on 25th June 2019
Samahita Mukherjee
Samahita Mukherjee
Extremely helpful and creative. Thank you very much.
Posted on 14th June 2019
P Lovatt
P Lovatt
Great resource.
Posted on 18th May 2018
Lindy Leslie
Lindy Leslie
Thanks Cerys. We've fixed this and uploaded the correct version.
Posted on 6th November 2017
Cerys Slatter
Cerys Slatter
This is very helpful but the textual reference for the Mercutio question is wrong.
Posted on 2nd November 2017

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