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,
Future improved

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

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