- Analyse texts in an imaginative way; choose and explore quotations to support your interpretations.
- Explore the writers’ language; the way the texts are structured; and the form of writing. How do these link with the ideas, themes and settings?
- Make comparisons and explain links between texts, evaluating writers’ different ways of expressing meaning. What effect do these have on the reader/audience?
- Explore the context of the texts: how are they influenced by the time/place in which they are set or were written? How have these texts influenced other writers or had an impact on our culture today?