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Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Student) (Paperback) (Jacqueline Bolton)
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Simon Stephens's multi-award-winning stage adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Timetakes a close look at communication, loss and independence through the eyes of a troubled yet highly intelligent teenager. Christopher's investigation into who killed his neighbour's dog ultimately uncovers more than just the culprit. As his once-familiar world is torn apart, he faces the diversity of perspective and the struggle to survive when everything feels foreign.
Written specifically for GCSE students by academics and specialists in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides are essential companions to the plays being studied in class. Key features include a critical commentary of the play with extensive, clearly labelled analyses on themes, characters and context. They take studying drama even further with sections on dramatic technique, critical reception, related works, fascinating behind-the-scenes interviews with playwrights, directors or actors, and a helpful glossary of dramatic terms.
Following the requirements of GCSE English Literature assessment objectives, these studies include expert advice on how to write about modern drama. With featured activities for group study and independent work, they are versatile and valuable to students and teachers alike.
All in all, these GCSE Student Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence.