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For Heidi With Blue Hair

Let´s discuss this poem together!! There are lots of things to talk about! Adcock has said that this poem was written in response to a real incident experienced by her god-daughter, Heidi, who had moved with her father (after the … Continue reading

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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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For My Grandmother Knitting

For my-grandmother-knitting-lewis-french from Pato_Ch After analysing the poem, write the following essay: 1. Comment closely on how the writer deals with respect and admiration in the poem “For My Grandmother Knitting”. 2. Comment closely on how the generation gap affect … Continue reading

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For Heidi with Blue Hair

Before reading the poem and analysing it, I would like you to tell me what you have investigated in connection to the writer. Now, let´s have a look at this presentation. Take notes of everything we say about the poem. … 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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Poetry for IGCSE 2019

Section A: Poetry Candidates answer on one set text in this section. From Songs of Ourselves Volume 1, Part 5, the following 15 poems: Fleur Adcock, ‘For Heidi With Blue Hair’ James K Baxter, ‘Elegy For My Father’s Father’ Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Ode on Melancholy

In class we read the poem Ode on Melancholy by J. Keats and for our virtual period I want to ask you to create a poster which contains the message of the poem. Include a quotation and an image, too. … Continue reading

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Heart and Mind (this will take us 2 classes)

After reading the poem, let´s get deeper into it. Heart and mind de Shan Ambrose Task 1 Take notes about: -writer´s background -Samson and Hercules (parallels) Task 2 Write what the poem is about using your own words Task 3 Watch this annotated … Continue reading

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Poem: Mirror by Sylvia Plath

Mirror I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful ‚ The eye of a little god, four-cornered. Most … Continue reading

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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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Love III by George Herbert

George Herbert was born in 1593 in Montgomery, Wales. He wrote most of his poetry while studying at Cambridge, where he became the official university orator in 1620. Herbert was a pivotal figure in metaphysical poetry, and his work was … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater

Two videos that will help you understand this poem and will give you ideas to prepare your own videos on other poems! -Which one do you find clearer? Why? Share your ideas in the blog

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