Tag Archives: Poetry

In Praise of Creation by Elizabeth Jennings

Activities before reading the poem TASK 1: Write a short biography of the writer TASK 2: 20thc Literature in England was characterized by 2 important movements: Modernism and Post-modernism. Do some research and write their main characteristics. Here some links … 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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Sleep by K. Slessor

Kenneth Slessor was born in Orange, New South Wales, in 1901. He published his first poetry in the Bulletin magazine while still at school. He worked on the Sydney Sun newspaper from 1920 to 1925, and for a while on … Continue reading

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For Heidi with Blue Hair

For heidi-with-blue-hair from Pato_Ch Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! For Heidi with Blue Hair When you dyed your hair blue (or, at least ultramarine for the clipped sides, with a crest of jet-black spikes on top) you were sent home from school because, … Continue reading

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Watching for Dolphins

Listen to the poem read by the author -Listen to it again. Write a question that comes to your mind. -Find information about the writer that may be important to understand the poem Poem: Watching for Dolphins In the summer … Continue reading

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Coming Home (Owen Sheers)

Owen Sheers (b. 1974, Fiji) was chosen as one of the Next Generation Poets and as one of the Independent’s top 30 young British writers on the strength of his first book of poetry. A number of his ballads are tinged … Continue reading

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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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To Autumn: final work

Task 5 -Compare the seasons Autumn and Spring. What do they symbolize? Task 6 -Compare the poem “To Autumn” to the poem “Ode on Melancholy”. Task 7 -Create a poster: https://www.postermywall.com/ and illustrate the poem “To Autumn” Task 8 -Find … Continue reading

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Father Returning Home

Dilip Chitre: His Biography Dilip Purushottam Chitre (Marathi: दिलीप पुरुषोत्तम चित्रे) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he … Continue reading

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To Autumn

Task 1: In groups, do some reasearch on the writer: John Keats and the features of Romanticism. Task 2: After talking about the writer of “To Autumn”, J. Keats and analysing the Romantic period in Literature, let´s watch this trailer. … Continue reading

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Benjamin Zephaniah´s poetry

Here a poem by this wonderful contemporary poet In pairs, find another poem he has written and share it with the class.

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