AQA Exam Questions for To Kill a Mockingbird. Get links to each past paper for the literature exam, AQA 47101H.
The questions here are on theme, for part (b). Notice that the examiners are testing in depth language analysis in part (a). So part (b) is a great place to link to the social and historical context, as well as the larger structures and themes in the novel.
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June 2013 In the rest of the novel, how does Lee use the trial of Tom Robinson to show some of the attitudes of Maycomb society?
Jan 2013 After this passage, Mr Dolphus Raymond talks about “the hell white people give coloured folks”. In the rest of the novel, how does Lee show white people giving the black community “hell”?
June 2012 In the novel, how does Lee show that other people expect Scout to behave in particular ways? What do you think these expectations show about the society in which the novel is set?
Jan 2012 In the novel as a whole, how does Lee show what life was like in a small town such as Maycomb in 1930s southern America?
June 2011 How does Lee use Atticus in one other event in the novel to show injustice
in America in the 1930s?
Jan 2011 How does Lee present Mayella Ewell in the novel as a whole?
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