Tag Archives: Poetry

If Thou Must Love Me

We are going to read and analyse 2 poems (This activity will take 3 classes) Task 1: She was called “the feminist Victorian writer”. Do some research and tell me why. (write answers in your folder to be discussed later) … Continue reading

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I Hear an Army

I hear an army charging upon the land,   And the thunder of horses plunging, foam about their knees: Arrogant, in black armour, behind them stand,   Disdaining the reins, with fluttering whips, the charioteers. They cry unto the night their battle-name: … Continue reading

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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 maddening … Continue reading

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Anger Lay by Me

Read the poem and work on the following questions How many stanzas does th epoem have? can you find a rhyme scheme? Who is the voice? Find a personification Read the poem and write all the actions “Anger” performs. What … Continue reading

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The Caged Skylark

Task 1 The writer of this poem is Gerard manley Hopkins. What do you know about him? -Check your notes from last year with Pia, or search for information and write down 5 important things about him. -He was a … Continue reading

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Project: The Poetry of Ted Hughes

Objectives: -To learn about the writer and how animals are presented in his poems. -To explore the theme man vs nature -to explore the concept of the dark side of the self. -to be able to apply these ideas and … Continue reading

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Poetry (Seamus Heaney)

Mid-Term Break BY SEAMUS HEANEY I sat all morning in the college sick bayCounting bells knelling classes to a close.At two o’clock our neighbours drove me home. In the porch I met my father crying—He had always taken funerals in his … Continue reading

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Poetry Presentations

Presentation 1 If thou must love me from Pato_Ch Presentation 2 The Pains of Sleep by Juana, Bianca and Sol Presentation 3 I years had been from home from Pato_Ch Presentation 4 A wife in london by thomas hardy from … Continue reading

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Rising Five

Check out this video to understand the poem deeply. Rising Five by Norman Nicholson Take notes of the following: -Voice -Theme -Tone -Literary devices (visual images, symbols, alliteration, etc) After this, go to classroom to work on a worksheet.

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Analysing poetry

In pairs/groups you’ll be analysing some poems from Songs of Ourselves! Include: – themes and tones -literary devices, explanation, analysis and impact (why the writer uses them -your opinion on the poem -any connection with any other poem, story, song … Continue reading

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Music in Literature

Get in pairs to work with songs Choose a song that you like and prepare a presentation that includes: -short biography of the band/singer -analysis of the song (theme/tone/literary devices) -explanation of the title -your opinion on the song (why … Continue reading

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