Eng Prie and Prejudice

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GCSE 4202/04 ENGLISH LITERATURE UNIT 2b (Contemporary drama and literary heritage prose) HIGHER TIER P.M. THURSDAY, 24 May 2012 2 hours Question 1. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) The History Boys Blood Brothers A View From The Bridge Be My Baby My Mother Said I Never Should Pages 2 - 3 4 - 5 6 - 7 8 - 9 10 - 11 Question 2. (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) ADDITIONAL MATERIALS Twelve page answer booklet. Silas Marner Pride and Prejudice A Christmas Carol Lord of the Flies Ash on a Young Man’s Sleeve 12 14 16 18 20 - 13 15 17 19 21 INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES Use black ink or black ball-point pen. Answer Question 1 and Question 2. Answer on one text in each question. INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES The number of marks is given in brackets at the end of each question or part-question. You are reminded that assessment will take into account the quality of written communication used in your answers. SM*(S12-4202-04) Turn over. 4202 0 4 0 0 01 2 QUESTION 1 Answer questions on one text. (a) The History Boys Answer part (i) and either part (ii) or part (iii). You are advised to spend about 20 minutes on part (i), and about 40 minutes on part (ii) or part (iii). (i) Read the extract on the opposite page. Then answer the following question: With close reference to the extract, show how Alan Bennett creates mood and atmosphere for an audience here. [10] Either, (ii) Imagine you are Scripps. Some time after the end of the play, you think back over your schooldays. Write down your thoughts and feelings. Remember how Scripps would speak when you write your answer. [20] Or, (iii) The History Boys has been described as “intensely moving, as well as thought provoking and funny.” To what extent do you agree with this statement? Give reasons for what you say. [20] (4202-04) 3 The staff, Irwin in his wheelchair and the boys, who sing a verse of ‘Bye Bye, Blackbird’,

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