Category: English AS

The Best Revision Help For AQA English LITB A Level

Here is a complete list of every article I have published onto Ask Will Online for English A level AQA looking form GCSE to AS to A2 level. Enjoy! W.H. Auden – As I Walked Out One Evening, 1st September 1939, If I Could Tell You, O What Is That Sound, O Where …

English Literature B Unit 1 Exam Preparation Tips

With so many people taking advantage of Ask Will Online for the different novels and poems I have analysed, I thought it would be a good idea to give some tips and help about exam technique for the LITB1 exam paper for AQA English Literature B. This exam …

Under The Waterfall By Thomas Hardy Poem Analysis

Here is a complete analysis of Thomas Hardy’s poem Under The Waterfall which retells the romantic event of a picnic by a waterfall. The poem will be retold by myself bringing out the key features and analytically comments from it. At the end of the article, there is the historical context to …

The Kite Runner Analysis – Everything YOU Need to Know

For anyone studying English AS A Level, you may find it quite daunting to remember everything about Hosseini’s novel ‘The Kite Runner’. There’s a lot you need to know which makes revising extremely difficult to manage. However, after studying the book for the best part of a year now, I …

As I Walked Out One Evening by W.H. Auden Analysis

Below is a complete analysis of the form, structure and language of Wystan Hugh Auden’s poem As I Walked Out One Evening. Feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you.   Form The poem adopts the Elegiac form. This form is associated with a song …

1st September 1939 by W.H. Auden Analysis

Just like with many of Wystan Hugh Auden’s poem’s, he has reference to a time period. However, instead of being vague such as in O What Is That Sound? and If I Could Tell You, Auden makes clear the time period he is referring to being 1st September …

Fra Lippo Lippi by Robert Browning Analysis

One of the longer poems created by Browning (along with The Pied Piper of Hamelin), Fra Lippo Lippi is a poem about a boy who was brought in at an early age by the Church to be a monk who paints for the Church. However, the Church disagrees with what Fra …

Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning Analysis

Part of the anthology for units 1 and 3, Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning is a poem about a couple’s relationship where the man kills the women because at she told him she loved him. Therefore, the man thought by killing her will let her be his forever. …

The Bishop Orders His Tomb by Robert Browning Analysis

The Bishop Orders his tomb by Robert Browning is primarily about a materialistic Bishop on his death bed that comes across as arrogant and selfish. We gather his personality through the structure, form and language used by Browning. Just like with many poems analysed on Ask Will Online, …

If I Could Tell You by W.H. Auden Analysis

The poem, ‘If I Could Tell You’ by Auden is a poem which ultimately does not have a clear message in an attempt to encourage the reader to think up an ideology themselves more specific to the reader creating a bigger impact. The poem talks about the theme of time …