English Literature

The first year involves the study of the following:
• Shakespeare: ‘Hamlet’
• Drama and poetry pre-1900: Coleridge ‘Selected Poems’
• Webster: ‘The Duchess of Malfi’
NEA (coursework) close reading OR re-creative writing piece with commentary: Thomas Hardy: ‘Selected Poems’

The second year will include:
Comparative NEA (coursework) comparing Tennessee Williams’s ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ with a post 2000 novel of your choice.
Comparative and contextual study from a topic area:
• Margaret Attwood: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
• Ray Bradbury: ‘Fahrenheit 451’