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Lover´s Infiniteness

John Donne was born in 1572 and died in 1631. He was an English poet and Cleric. John Donne is considered to be one of the main representatives of the metaphysical poets. His poems are known for their vibrant language, powerful … Continue reading

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Poetry: IGCSE 2018

              From Songs of Ourselves Volume 2, Part 1, the following 15 poems: Edith Sitwell, ‘Heart and Mind’ William Wordsworth, ‘She was a Phantom of Delight’ Lady Mary Wroth, ‘Song’ (Love a child…) William … Continue reading

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Last Sonnet by J. Keats

 John Keats (Romantic Poet) Last 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 … Continue reading

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One Art by E. Bishop

One Art By Elizabeth Bishop The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door … Continue reading

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For Heidi With Blue Hair: your analysis

After reading and analysing the poem together, I´d like you to do some insight and work on your own. Check the following presentation and prepare a post in your blog! For heidi with_blue_hair blog work from Pato_Ch

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Lionheart by Amanda Chong

Amanda Chong is a lawyer trained in Cambridge and Harvard, who writes poems on her lunch breaks. A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, her poetry has been engraved on the Marina Bay Helix Bridge and … Continue reading

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Heart and Mind

Watch the video and annotate the poem Some more analysis Choose a topic to write an essay The poem extends the argument that the heart and the mind are irrevocably different. Comment closely on this. Comment closely on how the poet … Continue reading

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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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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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