To achieve the highest marks in the exam, you need to analyse quotations closely.
Try to zoom in on different parts of a quotation to explore the connotations of words.
For example, in the quotation:
"Gloomy tunnels lead out of the dugout to left and right"
...you might zoom in on the word "Gloomy" - the connotations might be dark/depressing/miserable
....and zoom in on the word "Tunnels" - the connotations might be small/cramped/claustrophobic
You should also ensure that you choose quotations carefully - which quotation illustrates your point the best?
Now have a go at the following questions, which will help you to analyse quotations more closely and choose the best quotations to support a point.