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Reading Time: 2 minutes The OCR English Literature specification is great in lots of ways, but the AO balancing is a little strange. The … More Writing the comparison question for OCR A-Level
Reading Time: 3 minutes It comes down to this: you have to be able to choose a quotation that has a lot to it, that works to show you something not just about that moment, but about the whole text in some way.
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