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Identify Key Themes in 'A Taste of Honey'

In this worksheet, students will revise the key themes in 'A Taste of Honey'.

'Identify Key Themes in 'A Taste of Honey'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   Eduqas, AQA,

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

Curriculum subtopic:   A Taste of Honey

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview



How do the images above reflect some of the themes explored in Shelagh Delaney's 'A Taste of Honey'?


Some of the themes that Delaney explores are:




Mother and Daughter relationships


Love and affection


Dependence and independence








Happiness or 'A Taste of Honey'


In the exam, you might be asked to comment on the presentation of a theme.


You will need to know which parts of the play explore each of these and will need to be able to use key quotations which demonstrate these themes.


Have a go at the following questions to revise the key themes Delaney explores in the play.


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


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