In the Context of Love | myenglisheffects

In the Context of Love | myenglisheffects

Including observations on how contexts shape the meanings that students observe in the language, structure and form of the texts they study is often difficult to teach. The temptation to ask students to add in comments where relevant without fully understanding the depth and gravity of what they are implying is certainly a trap I have fallen into before. AQA describes this skill at A Level as “the central historicist literary concept” and requires “perceptive understanding of the significance of relevant contexts in relation to the task” at the highest level. The fact that this skill is…

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