AS & A-level English Literature Online Course Overview
A-level English Literature covers a range of texts in the three main forms: prose, poetry and drama. AS English Literature students will sit papers covering poetry, prose and drama. At A-level, a Shakespeare play and a pre-twentieth text must be studied as well as texts written after 1900.
The qualification includes two exams at each level.
A-level English literature learners develop a lifelong understanding and enjoyment of literary texts, and, importantly, gain a range of essential skills, including: the ability to write clearly and effectively; skills in developing arguments; skills in researching and managing information and the ability to analyse complex texts in different forms and styles