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Overview of context for 'Never Let Me Go'

In this worksheet, students will explore the key contextual factors surrounding Kazuo Ishiguro's 'Never Let Me Go'.

'Overview of context for 'Never Let Me Go'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   Eduqas, OCR, AQA,

Curriculum topic:   Post-1914 Prose / Drama, Modern Prose or Drama, Modern Texts: Prose

Curriculum subtopic:   Never Let Me Go

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

sheep            heart          lab experiment

 

What do these images make you think of?

 

How do they relate to the context of 'Never Let Me Go'?

 

In the exam, you will need to relate all of your points about characters or themes in the novel to something about the context in which Ishiguro was writing.

 

In this activity we will explore the key contextual factors around 'Never Let Me Go' and will think about:

 

- Aspects of genre

- What was happening in the world at the time Ishiguro was writing

- Ishiguro's intentions

- How the novel was received 

 

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

 

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