English Language and Literature Combined

Read the extracts from the attached texts, by clicking here, showing differing depictions of Heaven. Analyse the Lovely Bones extract, commenting on the way language and syntax are used to create a sense of the character’s feeling about her Heaven.

Use the following paragraph structure to help you write analytical paragraphs about the extract:

Make a point about the type of language/ structure used

Find some evidence from the text

Explain what this shows us about their Heaven.

Develop this explanation.


Next, write your own depiction of Heaven. You can use ideas from the other texts should you wish but try to be as original as you can.

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