Answering the omam themes: strengths and weaknesses there are lots of members in the novel who have both strengths and weaknesses george=smart but weak lennie=strong but mentally challenged although weakness bring them down, it's these strengths that help to lift spirits and let them live. A essay writing booklet resource which guides students through planning and writing of exam essays with a worksheet for john steinbeck's of mice and men reference table that provides a comparison of ks3 levels and sublevels with legacy gcse english grades and new spec aqa gcse english bands useful. Buy gcse english text guide - of mice & men foundation by cgp books (isbn: 9781847627216) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The theme of loneliness is presented in john steinbeck's of mice and men the novel of mice and men portrays loneliness as a complex emotion that often. A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about the plot, characters and themes in john steinbeck's of mice and men.
I've noticed that a lot of you are in need of some notes for the upcoming exams in of mice and men my exam board is edexcel, and the first i did poetry (unit 2) and the english language 2 back in january, got a d and a b respectively, so i'm resitting both just to be safe and of course first time entry for. Of mice and men recounts the story of two itinerant ranch hands who, despite their apparent differences, are dependent on each other lennie small, by far the better worker of the two, suffers not only from limited intelligence but also from an overwhelming desire to caress soft objects these traits, combined with his. Take a look at a sample exam question and answers for john steinbeck's of mice and men.
Gcse english revision looking at john steinbecks of mice and men topics covered include key characters, locations, the american dream, key incidents, summary and questions. Gcse english coursework response to prose 'of mice and men' essay title: look again at the opening pages, of the novel up to the point where george throws away lenny's mouse how well does this opening prepare you for later events in the novel the opening pages of 'of mice and men' feature many small.
How does steinbeck present the theme of loneliness in 'of mice and men' 'of mice and men' is written by john steinbeck, published in 1937 the novel is set in the 1930s during the great depression in california the two protagonist characters, george and lennie are farm workers who have a dream of one-day owning. Joyce took particular issue with the news last week that the english literature gcse would effectively exclude former set texts such as of mice and men and to kill a mockingbird, as it takes a new focus on modern works from britain as opposed to prose from different cultures it has upset people deeply. My intention is to provide an outline and resources to help students in year 10/11 approach “the beast” – the 6 poem coursework extravaganza that gives 40% of their igcse marks the task requires careful planning and is the nearest i get to a scaffold at this level i try to encourage clear planning of each. Of mice and men: candy - key quotes, section 5 (gcse english literature.
Introduction this guide is written for teachers and students in key stages 3 and 4 it is written to help you understand john steinbeck's novella of mice and men this book is a set text for gcse exams in english literature it may also be studied for teacher-assessed coursework in english in key stages 3 and 4 ( gcse. Introduction much like steinbeck's short novel the pearl, of mice and men is a parable that tries to explain what it means to be human his friend ed ricketts s. A642 – imaginative writing - script a1 main task — b1–38 a642 – imaginative writing - script a2 satellite task — b2 - 35 a642 – imaginative writing - script b1 main task — b3 – 30 english language j355 a651 sec a - of mice and men — script a – band 1 - 27 a652 sec a – of mice and men - script b” – band 3.