Unseen Practice for A level: possible links. | jwpblog

 

This is a work in progress table to help OCR A level students prepare for the Unseen in Dystopian Literature.  The texts cited have either been used in part as unseen practice or have been read by the students.

Typicality and textual reference in unseens
Narrative voice
1st person: Handmaid, Delirium (Oliver), Divergent, Maze Runner

 
 
3rd person: 1984, Station 11, The Road
Narrative tone
Factual: We (Zamyatin), NLMG
 
figurative: time  machine,
Setting:
 
Future improved

 
Brave New World, we, Ender’s Game
Past
 
Future degraded
The Road, (anarchic,…

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