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Philip Allan Literature Guide (for GCSE): Lord of the Flies

By | Copyright Year:2010 | ISBN-13: 9781444110210

Philip Allan Literature Guides provide analysis of popular 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.


Plot and structure
Tackling the assessments
Assessment objectives and skills
Sample essays


Robert Francis is an experienced teacher and senior examiner and examiner of English Literature at A2, AS, GCSE and Key Stage 3. He has been a Head of Department, a Head of Year and has experience of teaching in a variety of schools. He is an experienced deliverer of English INSET courses and has been involved in writing a series of books for Key Stage 3 and GCSE students.


Develop a deeper understanding of context, themes and style

Understand how to boost your grade

Improve exam preparation and technique

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