Category: Intertextuality

Literary Compare and Contrast

Whichever Language A course you have elected to study, in this section you’ll learn how to prepare in advance for your Paper 2, techniques for approaching different questions, how to plan on the day, and how to structure and write a brilliant compare and contrast essay. You’ll find sample essays that have been written using the texts from your course which you can read and discuss, and you’ll be encouraged to prepare in the best way possible: write your own model responses to sample open questions.

Culture Mashing

The internet is full of fascinating mash-ups, remixes, parodies and fan-fictions that are not only clever and inventive, but meticulously created. However high the quality, though, they do raise important ethical questions about art and appropriation.