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ThrowawayLC
Comparativee

how many texts are you suppsoed to do? we've done 2 books and 1 movie but havent done a play


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Chantellelavelle1
you have to do 3 texts 1 play 1 book and 1 film,,,you deadddd man
Abreen2001
ive done 2 book, 1 movie and hamlet (play) so you should be fine just so long as your teacher starts your play soon
Yasir Elsheikh
aren't we supposed to have 2 plays done? at least thats what our teacher told us one for comparative and another for question about play by shakespeare
lilannila
lilannila
we did a play, a film and a book
Abreen2001
no Yasir, you dont need to have two plays but i believe if the teacher chooses to do that, you can. theres a set list of plays you can choose and then theres a set books list you can choose. so for example ive done 'the handmaids tale'(book) 'by the bog of cats'(book) and 'pride'(film) and then Hamlet for our play. Yeah lilannila youll be fine you just need one more i think for comparative
Abreen2001
bruh. What texts have you done or like movies etc.?
Aoifefeehely
we did the school of rock as our movie, Romeo and Juliet as our play and of mice and men and the weight of water as our 2 novels
ThrowawayLC
abreem handmaids tale (book), persepolis (book) winters bone (movie)
Bdarcy99
Bdarcy99
no you just have to do a play you can only do 1 moive no more even an option is no movie as long as there on the compartive syllabus
Bdarcy99
Bdarcy99
List of prescribed texts for the Leaving Certificate English examination of June 2020. Texts chosen for study must be from this list. As the syllabus indicates, students are required to study:  One text for study on its own – See 1 below  Three other comparative texts – See 2 below  A selection of poetry – See 3 below At Higher Level a play by Shakespeare must be one of the texts chosen. This can be studied on its own or as an element in a comparative study. At Ordinary Level the study of a play by Shakespeare is optional. 2. Three other texts in a comparative manner, according to the comparative modes prescribed for this course.  Any texts from the list of texts prescribed for comparative study, other than the one already chosen for study on its own, may be selected for the comparative study.  In this list, texts are in three broad categories: novel and memoir; drama; and film. At Higher Level and at Ordinary Level, a film may be studied as one of the three texts in a comparative study. Only the texts identified on the list as films may be studied as films. The Comparative Modes for Examination in 2020 are: Higher Level (i) Literary Genre (ii) Theme or Issue (iii) Cultural Context Ordinary Level (i) Hero, Heroine, Villain (ii) Theme (iii) Social setting
Bdarcy99
Bdarcy99
List of texts prescribed for comparative study, for examination in the year 2020 Novel / Memoir ADICHIE, Ngozi Chimimanda Americanah ATKINSON, Kate Behind the Scenes at the Museum ATWOOD, Margaret The Handmaid’s Tale AUSTEN, Jane Persuasion BARRY, Sebastian Days Without End BRONTË, Emily Wuthering Heights DONOGHUE, Emma Room ELIOT, George Silas Marner FITZGERALD, F. Scott The Great Gatsby FITZMAURICE, Simon It’s Not Yet Dark GAUTREAUX, Tim The Next Step in the Dance LEVI, Primo If This Is A Man O’CONNOR, Joseph Star of the Sea ORWELL, George 1984 PEACE, David The Damned Utd. RYAN, Donal The Spinning Heart SATRAPI, Marjane Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return (Graphic Memoir) SIMPSON, Joe Touching the Void VÁSQUEZ, Juan Gabriel The Sound of Things Falling WILDE, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891 version) Drama BECKETT, Samuel Waiting for Godot BURKE-BROGAN, Patricia Eclipsed CARR, Marina By the Bog of Cats IBSEN, Henrik A Doll’s House McGUINNESS, Frank Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching towards the Somme SHAKESPEARE, William Hamlet The Tempest SOPHOCLES Antigone SYNGE, J. M. The Playboy of the Western World Film CROWLEY, John Brooklyn EASTWOOD, Clint Unforgiven FARHADI, Asghar About Elly GRANIK, Debra Winter’s Bone HOLMES, Alex Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story HOOPER, Tom Les Misérables WARCHUS, Matthew Pride WILDER, Billy Some Like It Hot
ThrowawayLC
nobody has answered my Q
Abreen2001
here throwaway lc all you need is a play then youre perfectly fine. your teacher has to do a play no matter what its part of the lc.
ZakAboukrhes1
You have to do 3 texts. They can be 3 books, 3 plays, 3 movies or a combination. Your comparative texts are perfectly fine.
ThrowawayLC
thank you Zak
Abreen2001
As the syllabus indicates, students are required to study:  One text for study on its own – See 1 below  Three other comparative texts – See 2 below  A selection of poetry – See 3 below At Higher Level a play by Shakespeare must be one of the texts chosen. This can be studied on its own or as an element in a comparative study. At Ordinary Level the study of a play by Shakespeare is optional. 1. One text on its own from the following texts: - ATWOOD, Margaret AUSTEN, Jane BARRY, Sebastian CARR, Marina DONOGHUE, Emma ORWELL, George SHAKESPEARE, William SHAKESPEARE, William SYNGE, J. M. The Handmaid’s Tale (H/O) Persuasion (H/O) Days Without End (H/O) By the Bog of Cats (O) Room (O) 1984 (O) Hamlet (H/O) The Tempest (H/O) The Playboy of the Western World (O)
Abreen2001
so basically youve done your three texts for comparative so you need one more which is the one to study on its own
Abreen2001
shakespeare has to be studied
ThrowawayLC
yeah we've done Hamlet i just thought you needed a 2nd play to use in comparative
chlo3
chlo3
the only thing is if you write on hamelt for the comparative you can't write on it for the single text. For example I have done Hamlet for the single text and then A Doll's House (Play), Some like it Hot (film) and the great gatbsy (Novel) for the comaprative.
Abreen2001
!! i thought you said you havent done any play yeah youll be fine just write about hamlet for single text and the others for comparative as chlo said
HollyOBrien
Your fine with 2 books and a movie the comaprative study isn't limited to 1 play 1 novel and 1 film. Its just usually the way teachers like to go that's all. Don't worry your teacher did that for a reason, they probably suit the comparative modes betters. All in all just don't use Hamlet for the comparative if youv'e studied it as your single text. You'll lose marks!!
Jamiemoody100
anyone know how long my comparative answer should be is 5-6 pages enough ?
Abreen2001
jamie average essays are 5-7 pages going toward 7 for top marks
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