Category Archives: Senior 4 2013

Poetry: Weep You No More, Sad Fountains

“Weep You No More, Sad Fountains” BY ANONYMOUS   Weep you no more, sad fountains; What need you flow so fast? Look how the snowy mountains Heaven’s sun doth gently waste. But my sun’s heavenly eyes View not your weeping, … Continue reading

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“When I was Fair and Young, and Favour Graced Me” by Queen Elizabeth

1. Watch this video 2. Now Read the poem “When I Was Fair and Young” When I was fair and young, then favor graced me. Of many was I sought their mistress for to be, But I did scorn them all … Continue reading

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Essay Writing Tips for Poetry

INTRODUCTION (1 paragraph) Use key words from the essay title in a brief description of what the poem is about. Comment briefly on the themes, issues, thoughts and feelings the poem explores.  Identify the narrator, the tone and viewpoint of the poem. STRUCTURE (1 or 2 paragraph) Divide the poem into sections and … Continue reading

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Dead Poet´s Society

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time BY ROBERT HERRICK Gather ye rose-buds while ye may,    Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today    Tomorrow will be dying. The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun,    The … Continue reading

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The Prison

Do you agree with everything in this presentation? Give reasons.

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What Is the Function of Enjambment in Poetry?

The function of enjambment in poetry is typically to allow an idea to continue beyond the limitations of a single line, often to reinforce certain ideas within the lines themselves.Enjambment can also be used to surprise a reader, by setting up one idea in … Continue reading

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The Moving FInger: essay by Diochi

The Moving Finger – Essay Writing The story ‘The Moving Finger’ deals with a powerful theme which is the treatment of women as objects. Do you agree? Through the story ‘The Moving Finger’ Edith Wharton intended to make readers know … Continue reading

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The Fly in the Ointment

Based on the section immediately following the episode with the fly and prior to the offer of money. Listen to the video and take notes. Review Fly in the Ointment by V.S. Pritchett, making note of the following:     a. How … Continue reading

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The Moving Finger

Watch this presentation Is there anything you can add? The owner of this presentation analysed three important quotations, can you analyse two more? Leave the comment in the blog.

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