Oxford Literature Companions: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
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Oxford Literature Companions: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

By Julia Waines, Peter Buckroyd
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Book Description

Easy to use in the classroom or as a tool for revision, Oxford Literature Companions provide student-friendly analysis of a range of popular GCSE set texts. Each book offers a lively, engaging approach to the text, covering characters, themes, language, performance and contexts, whilst also providing a range of varied and in-depth activities to deepen understanding and encourage close work with the text. Each book also includes a comprehensive Skills and Practice
section, which provides detailed advice on assessment and a bank of exam-style questions and annotated sample student answers. This guide covers The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, adapted by Simon Stephens.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Plot and Structure
    • Plot
    • Structure
  • Context
    • Biographies
    • Historical and cultural context
      • Education of students with disability or special educationalneeds
      • History of autism
      • City life
    • Literary context
  • Characters
    • Main characters
      • Christopher
      • Ed
      • Judy
    • Minor characters
  • Language
    • Realistic tone
    • Swearing
    • Humour
    • Christopher’s language
    • Use of the first person
    • Sentence structure
  • Themes
    • Honesty and truthfulness
    • Difference
    • Family relationships
    • Science and maths
  • Performance
    • Creating the roles
      • Physicality
      • Unconventional movement
      • Voice
      • Timing
    • Staging
  • Skills and Practice
    • Exam skills
      • Understanding the question
      • Planning your answer
      • Writing your answer
    • Sample questions
    • Sample answers
  • Glossary
  • Imprint
  • Back Cover
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