These are links to copies of some of my annotated extracts for the OCR A Level America 1880-1940 unseen.
A Rose for Emily
Portrait of a Lady
Remember that the main focus is A02 – close analysis of language, structure and form – which is worth 75% of the marks. However, your response also needs to show your understanding of the passage in the wider context of American Literature (key ideas, tropes, devices) as well as how the passage could be linked to other texts from the period that you have studied.
They are notes made in class…
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