Category Archives: Senior 3 2019

Writing a Literary Essay

What Is a Literary Essay? A literary analysis essay is an academic assignment that examines and evaluates a work of literature or a given aspect of a specific literary piece. It tells about the big idea or theme of a … Continue reading

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Friend – Hone Tuwhare

Hone Tuwhare, Maori poet (born Oct. 21, 1922, Kaikohe, Northland, N.Z.—died Jan. 16, 2008, Dunedin, N.Z.), made an international impression and became the first widely celebrated Maori poet with his initial collection, No Ordinary Sun (1964). Tuwhare’s poetry, written in English, has a conversational tone and … Continue reading

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My Parents by Stephen Spender

Sir Stephen Spender, in full Sir Stephen Harold Spender, (born February 28, 1909, London, England—died July 16, 1995, London), English poet and critic, who made his reputation in the 1930s with poems expressing the politically conscience-stricken, leftist “new writing” of that period. … Continue reading

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Conflicts in Literature

conflicts in literature from Pato_Ch

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Mind maps to review poetry

IGCSE Poetry Candidates answer on one set text in this section: From Songs of Ourselves Volume 1, Part 5, the following 15 poems: Fleur Adcock, ‘For Heidi With Blue Hair’ James K Baxter, ‘Elegy For My Father’s Father’ Elizabeth Bishop, … Continue reading

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Because I Could Not Stop For Death (Analysis)

Last class, we worked on the writer of the poem and the context of production together with the poem general ideas. Now, we are going to dig deeper into it! TASK 1: Watch the video and take notes to analyse … Continue reading

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Because I Could Not Stop For Death

 Emily Dickinson Task 1: Before reading the poem, let’s get to know the author. Do research on Emily Dickinson and write a summary of her life. Task 2: Context of production Emily Dickinson wrote at the end of the Romantic … Continue reading

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Rubric for oral presentations

Rubric presentation from Pato_Ch

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How to tackle the Unseen Paper

Pay a look at this video and take notes Here some more tips: Taking a look at many IGCSE Unseen Papers, we can come to the conclusion that they usually deal with 5 Universal Themes: Coming of Age (maturing, growing … Continue reading

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