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Advanced Higher English - literary study

Question paper: Literary Study 2022 - Revised March 2023  (All links open as PDF files)


Question Paper 1: Literary Study 2021 (All links open to PDF files)


Question paper 2016: Literary Study  (All links open as PDF files)

Candidate 1 (female characters in Hamlet and King Lear)

Candidate 2 (the poetry of John Donne)

Candidate 3 (The Return of the Native and Tess of the d'Urbervilles)

Candidate 4 (the poetry of Seamus Heaney)

Candidate 5 (Tennessee Williams and alienation)

Candidate 6 (non-fiction texts encouraging reflection - Hilary Anderson/Luke Mogelson)

Candidate 7 (social status in Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol)

Candidate 8 (treatment of love in three poems by Carol Ann Duffy)

Candidate 9 (the dramatic significance of time and place in two plays by Liz Lochhead)


Candidate 10 (setting and its thematic significance in Room With A View and Maurice)

Candidate 11 (unappealing characters in The Winter's Tale and The Tempest)