Taming of the Shrew

Study & Revise for AS/A Level

By: William Shakespeare
March 2016
Hodder Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
ISBN: 9781471854132
104 Pages, Illustrated
$22.50 Paper original


Enable students to achieve their best grade in AS/A-level English Literature with this year-round course companion; designed to instil in-depth textual understanding as students read, analyse and revise The Taming of the Shrew throughout the course.

This Study and Revise guide:

- Increases students' knowledge of The Taming of the Shrew as they progress through the detailed commentary and contextual information written by experienced teachers and examiners

- Develops understanding of characterisation, themes, form, structure and language, equipping students with a rich bank of textual examples to enhance their coursework and exam responses

- Builds critical and analytical skills through challenging, thought-provoking questions and tasks that encourage students to form their own personal responses to the text

- Extends learning and prepares students for higher-level study by introducing critical viewpoints, comparative references to other literary works and suggestions for independent research

- Helps students maximise their exam potential using clear explanations of the Assessment Objectives, sample student answers and examiner insights

- Improves students' extended writing techniques through targeted advice on planning and structuring a successful essay