Poetry

Poetry is a major component of both iGCSE and A-Level Literature.

It’s something that usually puts the fear of God into students and leads to a good deal of ineffectual moaning. Unfortunately, moaning isn’t going to help you, so try to embrace it and ignore temptations to dismiss it as nonsense…

Hopefully, with the help of my notes and analysis, you’ll enjoy the poems covered and understand that studying them is not as painful as it at first seems.

On this site you will find:

Analysis of Christina Rossetti: Selected Poems – (A2-level)

Analysis of Songs of Ourselves: Part 1 – (AS-Level)

Analysis of Songs of Ourselves: Part 4 – (iGCSE)

– What you need to know about a poem

Beginner’s Guide to Poetic Terminology

– How to revise effectively

– Tips on how to answer questions

– Tips on how to structure essays

– Example essays

Past/Example questions

2 thoughts on “Poetry”

    1. You’ve made me smile; it’s just me, no team of guys! Check the AS Poetry index and you’ll find ‘No Crooked Leg’, but Sonnet 19 isn’t up yet. Thanks for reading!

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