Reading this Guardian article and highlighting the key ideas about the love genre summarised in it is a great introduction.
Knowledge of literary terminology is very important in A Level English Literature in order for students to explore how ideas and meaning are shaped by the writers of the texts studied. So recording those you know in a notebook, please revisit and revise key terms in preparation for starting your course.
Here are some terms to get you started:
- Pathetic Fallacy
- Rhyme scheme
- Iambic Pentameter
- 1st person narrator