Literary Connections: making the right connections with literature
The Siege of Krishnapur
The Siege of

Oryx and Crake
Oryx and Crake

AQA A Level English Literature Specification A (legacy)

LA5W A Level Literature: Literary Connections examination

Final re-takes: January 2010

These are editions of the set texts for the examination option for Unit 5 of the AQA A Level Specification A English Literature course. Two texts are studied for the purposes of comparison. There is also a coursework alternative.

Remember that it is essential to refer to the AQA specification to ensure that you are reading the right text and edition for the right year! There are changes in set texts in 2007 and 2008 - please check the AQA website yourself to be sure you have prepared the correct texts.

Literary Themes
Either History in Literature
Or Women's Perspectives
Time and Place
Either Visions of the Future
Or Perspectives on 19th Century England
Ways of Telling
Either Reflections - resit questions for the last time in January 2008 only
  • Precious Bane - Mary Webb (Virago) resit questions in January 2008 only and
  • Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons (Penguin) resit questions in January 2008 only
Or Minds under Stress
See also