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Asked by Maggie

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Could someone please help me with analysing “The sky was gloomy, and the shortest streets were choke...

Look at the adjectives - gloomy and dingy and sooty. What effect do they create? Would you want to be there? It uses repetitive phrases ‘half thawed...

Asked by James

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Jackknife / switchbladerumble / contesthood / fighterdisagree / bickerhit / clobberWhich words have ...

I would argue that none have any neutral and/or positive connotations. All are associated with violence and suggest that violence is the answer they...

Asked by Leah

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Can someone simply explain the plot of Macbeth to me? I Cannot grasp it despite all I’ve tired; read...

Macbeth is a brave Thane (Duke in England) in Scotland. At the end of a battle where his side win the war, he is given a new title. With his best fr...

Asked by Richard

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Does a semicolon join two independent clauses to make a compound sentence? Does a semicolon turn two...

Yes. It separates two main clauses that could stand independently separated by a full stop if needed. It doesn’t turn two sentences into one. Very o...

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Teacher of 14 years. One to One English Tutor in mainstream school since 2014. Private tutor locally for the last 3 years. GCSE English Language examiner for EDUQAS/WJEC. Broad experience - worked with all types of learners with all types of challenges and loved every minute.

Education

The University of Sheffield

Post Graduate Certificate of Education - Pass

2003 - 2004

Sheffield Hallam

English Language and Literature B.A Hons - 2:1

1999 - 2002

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Asked by Maggie

English 🇬🇧

Could someone please help me with analysing “The sky was gloomy, and the shortest streets were choke...

Look at the adjectives - gloomy and dingy and sooty. What effect do they create? Would you want to be there? It uses repetitive phrases ‘half thawed...

Asked by James

English 🇬🇧

Jackknife / switchbladerumble / contesthood / fighterdisagree / bickerhit / clobberWhich words have ...

I would argue that none have any neutral and/or positive connotations. All are associated with violence and suggest that violence is the answer they...

Asked by Leah

English 🇬🇧

Can someone simply explain the plot of Macbeth to me? I Cannot grasp it despite all I’ve tired; read...

Macbeth is a brave Thane (Duke in England) in Scotland. At the end of a battle where his side win the war, he is given a new title. With his best fr...

Asked by Richard

English 🇬🇧

Does a semicolon join two independent clauses to make a compound sentence? Does a semicolon turn two...

Yes. It separates two main clauses that could stand independently separated by a full stop if needed. It doesn’t turn two sentences into one. Very o...

Asked by Phoebe-Lily

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I need help on my speech about the attributes of lady Macbeth. Can anyone help me describe those att...

Lady Macbeth is a complex character who uses her femininity and masculinity for different gains. She is an atypical female antagonist - she is willi...

Asked by Ruweydo

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What did Steinbeck chose to write the book “ of mice and men “ during the Great Depression?

We can’t know for sure unless Steinbeck has stated somewhere his motivations but The Great Depression was a huge period of upheaval and Steinbeck, h...

Asked by Maggie

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Is there an easy method to remember all language techniques, in a short space of time?

If you mean persuasive language techniques used on the Non Fiction paper then FORREST could help. F - Facts O - opinion, personal or expert R - rhet...

Asked by Beth

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How is Arthur Birling represented at the start of An Inspector Calls?

Arthur Birling is a self made man who has a capitalist attitude towards business and money - he believes the individual should look out for himself ...

Asked by Sophie

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What types of relationships are shown between Romeo and Juliet?

The main relationship between Romeo and Juliet is, obviously, the idea of true love between two people. However, there is also the relationships bet...

Asked by Tasnim

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What is the difference between overreaching and overriding?

To override something is to place your response above another one as the priority. For example James decides the group would go and watch ‘The Grinc...

Asked by James

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Why is allusion used? What effect does it have on a reader?

It’s difficult to explain why it is used as it depends on the writing it is used in. As to the effect it will give the reader a point of reference -...

Asked by Sophie

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How does Priestley present Sheila in ‘An Inspector Calls’?

Hi, Sheila is initially presented as quite a naive and spoilt young woman whose only role in life is to be seen as a dutiful future wife to Gerald C...

Asked by Brett

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How is supernatural shown in A Christmas Carol as a whole?

Through the four ghosts - Marley, Ghost of Christmas Past, Ghost of Christmas Present and Ghost of Christmas to come. The supernatural is meant to r...

Asked by Micheal

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How is the structure of the haiku and the tanka similar?

Haiku - 17 syllables, three lines of 5/7/5, no rhyme scheme. Tanka - 31 syllables and traditionally one straight line but can be split into 5/7/5/7/...

Asked by Tim

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What are 5 assonance quotes from "The Great Gatsby"?

"Up as though upon an anchored balloon" "I'm glad it's a girl..." ...a long song..." "...men sell the wedding bells..." ..."after a short flight aro...

Asked by Sophie

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How is redemption shown in A Christmas Carol?

Only when Scrooge is shown his future is he able to consider how to redeem himself. Upon seeing the absence of Tiny Tim at the Cratchits, the attitu...

Asked by Tayla

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How is fear presented in a Christmas carol?

Fear is presented through Scrooge’s character although initially it comes across as a miserly and negative attitude towards people and their foibles...

Asked by Jeniffer

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How is paradox used in "Macbeth"?

Paradox is used in the predictions of the witches - ‘thou shalt get kings tho thou shalt be none’ for Banquo ‘thou shalt not be killed by man of wom...

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