Title Literary Analysis for English Literature for the IB Diploma
Subtitle Skills for Success
Author Carolyn P. Henly, Angela Stancar Johnson
ISBN 9781510467149
List price GBP 16.50
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 160
Book size 210 X 298 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Hodder Education
Published in India by .
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
About the book


Build confidence in a range of key literary analysis techniques and skills with this practical companion, full of advice and guidance from experienced experts.

  • Build analysis techniques and skills through a range of strategies, serving as a useful companion throughout the course - from critical-thinking, referencing and citation and the development of a line of inquiry to reflecting on the writing process and constructing essays for Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • Develop skills in how to approach a text using literary analysis strategies and critical theory, for both unseen literary texts (the basis of Paper 1) and texts studied in class
  • Learn how to engage with texts so that you can write convincingly and passionately about literature through active reading, note-taking, asking questions, and developing a personal response to texts
  • Concise, clear explanations help you navigate the IB requirements, including advice on assessment objectives and how literary analysis weaves through Paper 1, Paper 2, the HL Essay, the Individual Oral and the Learner Portfolio
  • Engaging activities are provided to test your understanding of each topic and develop your skills for the exam – notes and exemplar answers are available to check your responses


How to use this book

Chapter 1: What is literary analysis?

Chapter 2: Approaches to poetry

Chapter 3: Approaches to prose

Chapter 4: Approaches to drama

Chapter 5: Writing about literature

Notes on the activities




About the Authors:

Carolyn P. Henly has recently retired after 33 years of teaching, 20 of those in the International Baccalaureate Programme teaching English HL, Theory of Knowledge, and IB Philosophy.

Angela Stancar Johnson is Head of English at Southbank International School in London, where she has taught MYP English Language & Literature, DP English A and Theory of Knowledge since 2009.

Target Audience:

For IB Diploma students.



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