A-Level English Language: Individual Variation Accent & Dialect Wider Reading

A-Level English Language: Individual Variation Accent & Dialect Wider Reading

Texts you may be interested in to explore further the concepts we are covering in class. Useful for stretching and challenging your understanding to a deeper level. Beal, J. C. (2010). An Introduction to Regional Englishes: Dialect Variation in England. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Hughes, A., Trudgill, P. & Watt, D. (2012). English Accents and Dialects: An [...]

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Frankenstein: Key Quotations by Theme

Nature and Settings “these sublime and magnificent scenes afforded” “the thunder burst with frightful loudness from various quarters”, “I never beheld anything so utterly destroyed” Ch.2 “my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature”, “I did not watch the blossom or the expanding leaves” Ch.4 “a divine spring; and the season contributed greatly to [...]

Never Let Me Go: Key Quotations by Theme

Never Let Me Go: Key Quotations by Theme

Settings “A car was a rarity. And the sight of one in the distance was sometimes enough to cause bedlam during a class” p34 “Miss Emily…we probably recognised that it was her presence, intimidating thought it was, that made us feel so safe at Hailsham.” P39 “Normal people outside” p69 “One of the boys asked [...]