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Verse Written on her Death Bed

Overview This is a beautiful and moving poem filled with the romance of a woman who feels she has truly found her soul mate. Read the poem Thou who dost all my worldly thoughts employ, Thou pleasing source of all … Continue reading

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I Find No Peace: poem analysis

I Find no Peace BY SIR THOMAS WYATT I find no peace, and all my war is done. I fear and hope. I burn and freeze like ice. I fly above the wind, yet can I not arise; And nought I … Continue reading

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Poem: Rooms

Rooms BY CHARLOTTE MEW I remember rooms that have had their part      In the steady slowing down of the heart. The room in Paris, the room at Geneva, The little damp room with the seaweed smell, And that ceaseless … Continue reading

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Poem: Evening in Paradise by John Milton

Before reading the poem, do research on John Milton. -Who was he? -What kind of writer was he? Explain. -He wrote Paradise Lost. What is it about? and -Now, read the poem and say what you understand from it using … Continue reading

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Ode on Melancholy

What is melancholy? Can you find a definition? Check this out: https://genius.com/John-keats-ode-on-melancholy-annotated?referent_id=4625796#note-4625796 Now watch this video and amalyse the poem in full using one of the guide for analysing poetry that you can find in your booklet.    

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Essays on Renaissance poem

Dear all, Below, post the essays we’ve been working on. Remember you’ve got time till Saturday midday. Best, Cecilia

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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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