Literature in English (9695) AS and A Level
The syllabus aims to develop:
• Appreciation of and informed personal response to literature in English in a range of texts in different forms, and from different periods and cultures.
• The interdependent skills of reading, analysis and communication.
• Effective and appropriate communication.
•Wider reading and an understanding of how it may contribute to personal development.
Candidates must demonstrate:
AO1: The ability to respond to texts in the three main forms (Prose, Poetry and Drama) of different types and from different cultures.
AO2: An understanding of the ways in which writers’ choices of form, structure and language shape meanings.
AO3: The ability to produce informed, independent opinions and judgements on literary texts.
AO4: The ability to communicate clearly the knowledge, understanding and insight appropriate for literary study.
AO5: The ability to appreciate and discuss varying opinions of literary works [A Level only].
Scheme of Assessment