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What is the importance of Cathy in the play DNA and how does Kelly present her?

Write about:
how Kelly presents the character of Cathy
how Kelly uses the character of Cathy to explore ideas about bullying and violence.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

How does Kelly use the settings in DNA to convey his ideas to the audience and to
contribute to the effectiveness of the drama?
Write about:
how Kelly uses the different settings in the play.
the impact the settings have on the audience.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

Many of the important events in DNA are not shown on stage but are revealed to the
audience through conversations of the characters.
What does the writer achieve by choosing to convey important events to the
audience in this way?
Write about:
how Kelly presents these different conversations between characters
how Kelly uses conversations to express his views on teenage society.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

How does Kelly present the theme of control in D.N.A?


Write about:
how Kelly presents different examples of characters controlling others in the play.
how Kelly uses control to explore ideas about society.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

What is the importance of Adam in the play DNA and how does Kelly present him?
Write about:
how Kelly presents the character of Adam
how Kelly uses the treatment of Adam to explore ideas about bullying and violence.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

How does Kelly explore the theme of crime and guilt in DNA?
Write about:
how Kelly presents different examples of crime and guilt within the play.
how Kelly uses these examples to express his ideas about our attitudes towards
crime.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

What is the importance of Phil in the play DNA and how does Kelly present him?
Write about:
how Kelly presents the character of Phil
how Kelly uses the behaviour of Phil to explore ideas about teenage behaviour.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]

What do you think is the significance of the title of the play, DNA? How does Kelly
present his ideas in his play through the choice of title?
Write about:
how Kelly presents ideas about human nature and good and evil in the play.
how Kelly uses these examples to express his ideas about society.
[30 marks]
AO4 [4 marks]