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Analyse Key Quotations in 'Jane Eyre'

In this worksheet, students will practise analysing key quotations from 'Jane Eyre', exploring Bronte's use of language and structural devices.

'Analyse Key Quotations in 'Jane Eyre'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   Eduqas, OCR, Pearson Edexcel, AQA,

Curriculum topic:   19th Century Prose, 19th Century Novel, The 19th Century Novel

Curriculum subtopic:   Jane Eyre

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Worksheet Overview

In the exam, you will need to able to support your ideas with quotations from the exam extract and from the text as a whole.

 

 

 

You should try to build a bank of quotations for each character and theme and learn these so that you can use them readily in your exam response.

 

 

For a higher mark in the exam, you should try to analyse quotations closely.

 

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Try to zoom in on individual words.

 

Think about:

- What language or structural device has been used? E.g. sentence structure, symbolism, etc.

- What are the connotations of this word? What does it suggest about the character/theme?

- What effect does this have on the reader?

- How does it help to reflect something about the context in which Brontë was writing?

 

Have a go at the following questions which will help you to closely analyse quotations and think about what they suggest about particular characters, themes or ideas in 'Jane Eyre'.

 

You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples.  These quotations are for reference only.

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