Lord of the Flies: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)


Author: S. W. Foster,Beth Kemp,John Scicluna
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781447982197
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This updated edition is designed to support students in study and revision for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.

Lord of the Flies: York Notes for GCSE Workbook


Author: Clare Constant
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781292100807
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Page: 80
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Our brand-new York Notes for GCSE Workbooks offer a wide range of write-in tasks and exercises to boost your students’ knowledge of the text and help them practise for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.

Lord of the Flies

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Author: William Golding
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101993227
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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William Golding’s unforgettable classic of boyhood adventure and the savagery of humanity comes to Penguin Classics in a stunning Graphic Deluxe Edition with a new foreword by Lois Lowry As provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, Lord of the Flies continues to ignite passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. William Golding’s compelling story about a group of very ordinary boys marooned on a coral island has been labeled a parable, an allegory, a myth, a morality tale, a parody, a political treatise, and even a vision of the apocalypse. But above all, it has earned its place as one of the indisputable classics of the twentieth century for readers of any age. This Penguin Classics Graphic Deluxe Edition features an array of special features to supplement the novel, including a foreword by Lois Lowry, an introduction by Stephen King, an essay by E. M. Forster, an essay on teaching and reading the novel and suggestions for further exploration by scholar Jennifer Buehler, and an extended note by E. L. Epstein, the publisher of the first American paperback edition of Lord of the Flies. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Lord of the Flies

William Golding
Author: S. W. Foster,William Golding,Keith West
Publisher: York Notes
ISBN: 9781408248782
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Page: 64
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Rewritten and redesigned in full-colour, A4 format, this new York Notes for GCSE edition of Lord of the Flies will help your students achieve the best possible grade. Written by GCSE examiners to give all students an expert understanding of the text and the exam, it includes: * *An invaluable exam skills section with essay plans, sample answers and expert guidance on understanding the question so students will know exactly what they need to do to succeed. *A wealth of useful content including key quotes, checklists, study tips and short activities that will help students revise efficiently and remember everything they need to write the best answers. *The widest coverage with in-depth analysis of character, themes, language, context and style, all helping students to succeed in the exam by demonstrating how well they understand the text. *This York Notes for GCSE is in full colour, has been updated for the new GCSE and is available in a new, student-friendly size. Now it's easier to use, easier to read and easier than ever to get the grade you want!

Romeo and Juliet: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)


Author: John Polley,Jo Heathcote,John Scicluna
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781447982234
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Page: 88
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This updated edition is designed to support students in study and revision for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.

Gcse Lord of the Flies Text Guide


Author: CGP Books,Richard Parsons
Publisher: Coordination Group Publication
ISBN: 9781847620224
Category:
Page: 46
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GCSE English Text Guide - Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies - Large Print Edition


Author: William Golding
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9784871876902
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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This is a famous and popular novel that has been reprinted many times. It has also been made into two feature length movies, the first in 1963 and the next in 1990 and there is another movie in production. It has also been made into at least six short episodes for TV. A British plane crashes on or near an isolated island in a remote region of the Pacific Ocean. The only survivors are boys in their middle childhood or preadolescence. Now they must work together to survive, or they will fight each other.

To Kill a Mockinbird, Harper Lee


Author: Beth Sims
Publisher: York Notes
ISBN: 9781408248836
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 72
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Rewritten and redesigned in full-colour, A4 format, this new York Notes for GCSE edition of To Kill a Mockingbird will help your students achieve the best possible grade. Written by GCSE examiners to give all students an expert understanding of the text and the exam, it includes: * *An invaluable exam skills section with essay plans, sample answers and expert guidance on understanding the question so students will know exactly what they need to do to succeed. *A wealth of useful content including key quotes, checklists, study tips and short activities that will help students revise efficiently and remember everything they need to write the best answers. *The widest coverage with in-depth analysis of character, themes, language, context and style, all helping students to succeed in the exam by demonstrating how well they understand the text.

Philip Allan Literature Guide for GCSE: Lord of the Flies


Author: Martin Walker,Robert Francis
Publisher: Philip Allan
ISBN: 1444150561
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 96
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Philip Allan Literature Guides (for GCSE) provide exam-focused analysis of popular set texts to give students the very best chance of achieving the highest grades possible. Designed to be used throughout the course or as revision before the exam, this full colour text provides: - a thorough commentary, outlining the plot and structure and exploring the themes, style, characters and context of the text - exemplar A*- and C-grade answers to exam-style questions, with examiner's comments, exam and essay-writing advice - the assessment objectives for each exam board, highlighting the specific skills that students need to develop - 'Grade booster' boxes with tips on how to move between grades - 'Pause for thought' boxes to make students consider their own opinions on the text - Key quotations to memorise and use in the exams AND free access to a website with further revision aids, including interactive quizzes, blogs, a forum for students to share their ideas, useful web links, plus additional exam-style questions and answers with examiner's comments and expert advice.

Macbeth: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)


Author: James Sale,Alison Powell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781447982203
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Page: 88
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An Inspector Calls


Author: J. B. Priestley
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 9780435232825
Category: English drama
Page: 79
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The Heinemann Plays series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. In this play an inspector interrupts a party to investigate a girl's suicide, and implicates each of the party-makers in her death.

The Coral Island


Author: Robert Michael Ballantyne
Publisher: Booklassic
ISBN: 9635243952
Category: Fiction
Page: 181
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Three boys, fifteen-year-old Ralph Rover (the narrator), eighteen-year-old Jack Martin and fourteen-year-old Peterkin Gay, are the sole survivors of a shipwreck on the coral reef of a large but uninhabited Polynesian island. At first their life on the island is idyllic; food, in the shape of fruits, fish and wild pigs, is plentiful, and using their only possessions; a broken telescope, an iron-bound oar and a small axe, they fashion a shelter and even construct a small boat. Their first contact with other people comes after several months when they observe two large outrigger canoes land on the beach. The two groups are engaged in battle and the three boys intervene to successfully defeat the attacking party, earning the gratitude of the chief Tararo. The Polynesians leave and the three boys are alone once more. Then more unwelcome visitors arrive in the shape of pirates, who make a living trading, or stealing, sandalwood. The three boys conceal themselves in a hidden cave, but Ralph is captured when he sets out to see if the pirates have left, and is taken aboard the pirate schooner. Ralph strikes up an unexpected friendship with one of the pirates, "Bloody Bill", and when they call at an island to trade for more wood he meets Tararo again. On the island he sees all facets of island life, including the popular sport of surfing, as well as the practice of infanticide and cannibalism. Rising tension leads to an attack by the inhabitants on the pirates, leaving only Ralph alive and Bloody Bill mortally wounded. However they manage to make their escape in the schooner. After Bill dies, making a death-bed repentance for his evil life, Ralph manages to sail back to the Coral Island to be re-united with his friends.

Romeo and Juliet: York Notes for GCSE Workbook


Author: Susannah White
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781292100821
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Page: 88
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Our brand-new York Notes for GCSE Workbooks offer a wide range of write-in tasks and exercises to boost your students’ knowledge of the text and help them practise for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.

Mrs. Dalloway


Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 0544535030
Category: Fiction
Page: 304
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A special edition of the “moving, revolutionary” novel about one day in a woman’s life (Michael Cunningham)—with extensive notes from a renowned Woolf scholar. When we meet her, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of party preparation, though in her mind she is something much more than a perfect society hostess. As she readies her house, she is flooded with remembrances of faraway times. And, met with the realities of the present, Clarissa reexamines the choices that brought her there, hesitantly looking ahead to the unfamiliar work of growing old. It is a work of art that still inspires today, leading author Michael Cunningham, for example, to write his bestseller The Hours. As Cunningham explains: “Mrs. Dalloway was the first novel to split the atom. If the novel before Mrs. Dalloway aspired to immensities of scope and scale, to heroic journeys across vast landscapes, with Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf insisted that it could also locate the enormous within the everyday; that a life of errands and party-giving was every bit as viable a subject as any life lived anywhere; and that should any human act in any novel seem unimportant, it has merely been inadequately observed. The novel as an art form has not been the same since.” This edition, annotated and introduced by Bonnie Scott, offers notes on the text as well as invaluable critical analysis, and suggestions for further reading.

Jane Eyre: York Notes for GCSE (9-1)


Author: Sarah Darragh,John Scicluna
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781447982173
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Page: 96
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DNA


Author: Dennis Kelly
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1849432376
Category: Drama
Page: 88
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A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where’s the incentive to put things right? DNA is a poignant and, sometimes, hilarious tale with a very dark heart. A contemporary play for younger people, DNA opened at the National Theatre in February 2008

Christmas Carol AQA Practice Tests: York Notes for GCSE (9-1


Author: Pearson Education, Limited
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781292195407
Category:
Page: 56
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The only way to feel fully prepared for your English Literature exam is to practise, practise, practise. This York Notes Practice Tests with Answers book makes it easy and will give you the vital experience you need to properly test your skills, build your confidence and feel exam-ready.

The Clan of the Cave Bear


Author: Jean M. Auel
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553381679
Category: Fiction
Page: 494
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Ayla, an injured and orphaned child adopted by a primitive tribe, carries within her the seed and hope of humankind in this epic of survival and destiny set at the dawn of prehistory. Reprint.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: York Notes for GCSE


Author: John Scicluna,Anne Rooney
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781447982180
Category:
Page: 88
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Good Omens

The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
Author: Neil Gaiman,Terry Pratchett
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061991120
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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There is a distinct hint of Armageddon in the air. According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded, thankfully, in 1655, before she blew up her entire village and all its inhabitants, who had gathered to watch her burn), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, the Four Bikers of the Apocalypse are revving up their mighty hogs and hitting the road, and the world's last two remaining witch-finders are getting ready to fight the good fight, armed with awkwardly antiquated instructions and stick pins. Atlantis is rising, frogs are falling, tempers are flaring. . . . Right. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except that a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon -- each of whom has lived among Earth's mortals for many millennia and has grown rather fond of the lifestyle -- are not particularly looking forward to the coming Rapture. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they've got to find and kill the Antichrist (which is a shame, as he's a really nice kid). There's just one glitch: someone seems to have misplaced him. . . . First published in 1990, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's brilliantly dark and screamingly funny take on humankind's final judgment is back -- and just in time -- in a new hardcover edition (which includes an introduction by the authors, comments by each about the other, and answers to some still-burning questions about their wildly popular collaborative effort) that the devout and the damned alike will surely cherish until the end of all things.