Edexcel A level English Literature (2008)

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Students of our Edexcel A level in English Literature will engage creatively with a substantial body of texts and develop their knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation in speech and writing. They will explore the contexts of texts and interpretations of them, and deepen their understanding of the changing traditions of literature in English. 

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Specification

Edexcel A level English Literature specification
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Qualification type:
AS and A level
Subject:
English Literature
Specification codes:
8ET01,
9ET01
Availability:
UK and international
First teaching:
2008
First assessment:
2009

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On our Edexcel A level English Literature course you’ll read widely and independently, engage creatively and apply your knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation in speech and writing. You’ll explore the contexts of the texts you’re reading and deepen your understanding of the changing traditions of literature in English.

The course features a balance of familiar texts drawn from our literary heritage and texts that delight readers by being different, new and stimulating, to maximise your enthusiasm and achievement.

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