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Specimen Papers and Mark Schemes for
English Literature
For first AS Examination in 2009
For first A2 Examination in 2010
Subject Code: 5110

Contents
Specimen Papers
Assessment Unit AS 2
Assessment Unit A2 1
Resource Booklet
Assessment Unit A2 2

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Mark Schemes
Assessment Unit AS 2
Assessment Unit A2 1
Assessment Unit A2 2

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Subject Code
QAN
QAN

5110
500/2493/0
500/2421/8

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Specimen Papers

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ADVANCED SUBSIDIARY (AS)
General Certificate of Education
2009

English Literature
Assessment Unit AS 2 assessing The Study of Poetry Written after 1800 and the Study of Prose 1800-1945
SPECIMEN PAPER

TIME
2 hours
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Write your Centre number and Candidate Number on the Answer Booklet provided. Answer two questions. Answer one question from Section A and one question from Section B.
Section A is open book.
INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES
The total mark for this paper is 120.
All questions carry equal marks, ie 60 marks for each question.
Quality of written communication will be assessed in all questions.

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Section A: The Study of Poetry Written after 1800
Answer one question on your chosen pairing of poets.
Heaney: Opened Ground
Montague: New Selected Poems
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John Montague and Seamus Heaney both write about the Irish past.
Compare and contrast the two poets’ treatment of the Irish past in two poems you have studied. Hopkins: Selected Poems
Dickinson: A Choice of Emily Dickinson’s Verse
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Gerard Manley Hopkins and Emily Dickinson both express intense anguish in their poetry.
Compare and contrast how both poets express intense anguish in two poems you have studied. Duffy: Selected Poems
Lochhead: The Colour of Black and White
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