Probably the least exciting aspect of any course if the process of memorising text. I know, I know. It’s repetitive and dreary and incredibly difficult at times.
Nonetheless, it is a necessity. If you haven’t got your quotes in your head for the exam, you aren’t going to score very highly.
With that in mind, you should spend some time looking at the various activities provided by the BBC here. They encourage your brain in certain directions and provide methods for training your memory.