King Lear

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.

 

There is a FREE eBOOK with this text! Your unique code is on the inside cover.


Teacher Resources Additional

Teacher’s Resources are available on GillExplore.ie, our smart, reliable and easy-to-use resources platform:

◆ PowerPoints

◆ Additional sample answers

◆ Worksheets

◆ Weblinks.

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ISBN

9780717170722

Publication Date

April 2016

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 280 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Dimensions

296 x 210 mm

Author(s)

By Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks

Availability Status

Available

ISBN

9780717170814

Publication Date

March 2016

Language(s)

English

Format

Two-year licence

Country of Origin

Ireland

Publisher

Gill Education

Author(s)

By Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks

Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks are experienced teachers and examiners who have written several Leaving Certificate English textbooks. Martin has worked for many years as Chief Advising Examiner for Leaving Certificate Higher Level English. Frances delivers in-service workshops for second-level teachers of English throughout the country.

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