Tag Archives: IGCSE poetry

Review on Poetry

Tiger in the Menagerie: Check this mind-map Answer the question that follows: The poem is basically about the power of nature.It shows how powerful the tiger is in comparison with the other helpless animals in the menagerie. Do you agree? She … Continue reading

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Last Sonnet by J. Keats

Read the sonnet Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art! – Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature’s patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of … Continue reading

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One Art by E. Bishop

Listen to 3 different readings of the same poem General questions: What do you think the poet means by “the art of losing” and how serious is she about this idea? How important is the poem’s form to your reading … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Menagerie

Let`s start by listening to the writer of this poem Now, let`s listen to Emma Jones reading her poem Last year, some students prepared this presentation on the poem we are reading today: Tiger in the Menagerie from Josefinatasca Watch … Continue reading

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Review on “The Lost Woman”

The Lost Woman (1983) Patricia Beer My mother went with no more warning than a bright voice and a bad pain. Home from school on a June morning And where the brook goes under the lane I saw the back … Continue reading

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Song by Lady Mary Wroth

“Song” by Lady Mary Wroth from AlinaClaps Watch this video and the presentation, take notes and then answer the following questions -Who is the voice? -Write a summary for each stanza. -What is the theme? And the tone? -Find at … Continue reading

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Lion Heart by Amanda Chong

Read the following instructions to make a complete post in your blog about this poem Read the poem. 2. Look up words in the dictionary 3. Who is the writer? 4. Check what the merlion is. Find a photo to … Continue reading

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Song: Love, a child is ever crying

Do you agree with this analysis? Why/Why not? Leave a comment saying what, in your opinion, is missing?

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Passion by Kathleen Raine

Read the poem and watch this video. Take notes in your booklet and get ready to share your ideas next class.

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Composed Upon Westminster Bridge

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 Earth has not anything to show more fair: Dull would he be of soul who could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty: This City now doth, like a garment, wear … Continue reading

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