This study guide will help you analyze an extract from James Rebanks’ non-fiction book “The Shepherd’s Life: A Tale of the Lake District”, which was used for a written exam in English B on STX from 2 December 2020. In addition to help for your analysis, you can find a summary of the text and ideas for discussing it.
James Rebanks (b. 1974) is an English author and sheep farmer. The extract you have to analyze and discuss is taken from Rebanks’ book The Shepherd’s Life: A Tale of the Lake District, which was published in 2015. The book is autobiographical and discusses Rebanks’ decision to take up farming, following in his ancestors’ footsteps.
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