Gill Shakespeare Focus: King Lear is a new and beautifully illustrated version of the play which expertly assists students in understanding Shakespeare’s great work and thoroughly prepares them for the Leaving Certificate examination.
Focused scene-by-scene analysis:
◆ Introductory Overview
◆ Summary and in-depth Critical Analysis
◆ Key Quotes plus commentary
◆ Exam-style questions and Sample Paragraphs with Examiner’s Comments.*
Essential study notes:
◆ Characters and relationships – analytical study
◆ Central Themes and Issues
◆ Dramatic Techniques – including imagery, letters, plot and sub-plot, irony and soliloquies
◆ Succinct treatment of King Lear as a Comparative Text – modes defined, key moments explored
◆ Exam Focus – purposeful use of key scenes, paragraphing succinctly, quoting effectively
◆ Full Sample Essays – marked and graded with invaluable Examiner’s Comments*
◆ Sample answer plans and paragraphs enable students to scaffold successful answers
◆ Sample Leaving Certificate exam questions relevant to the latest changes in the exam.
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Teacher Resources Additional
Teacher’s Resources are available on GillExplore.ie, our smart, reliable and easy-to-use resources platform:
◆ Additional sample answers