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Wednesday, November 21

  1. page home edited ... 1) Get inside the head of a Cambridge student reading a poem and planning to write an essay on…
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    1) Get inside the head of a Cambridge student reading a poem and planning to write an essay on it (but watch out - this is not a comparative essay of the kind we have to write) at http://aspirations.english.cam.ac.uk/converse/essays/poem/poem1.acds plus see some other options on this site at
    http://aspirations.english.cam.ac.uk/converse/alevel/poetry.acds .
    2) Browse exercises for improving your technical analysis (but watch out, this is a big doc - use the index) at:
    {Studying_Poetry.pdf}

    E) STILL STUCK? WHAT DID WE DO IN CLASS AND WHAT MIGHT OTHER TEACHERS DO...
    1) There is one we did in class was as set out in my powerpoint above, though we did not get to sorting into our own paragraphs on the board - this is very difficult to do as a group as there is no right answer, we must all follow our own inclinations and say what we feel and think, based on what we personally noticed.
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Monday, February 21

  1. page home edited Any concerns of any kind with this site? Please contact s.wilson@shhs.gdst.net. UPDATE FOR HALF…

    Any concerns of any kind with this site? Please contact s.wilson@shhs.gdst.net.
    UPDATE FOR HALF TERM: Please see the below tips A-E. Do read them all, althoughon critical reading, Monday 20/2: brilliant book about Yeats and Eliot, giving you can skip over anything you already know and understand. My personal favourite is at D. Please also seea practicing poet's view on both these earlier writers - even just the Half Term Essay Planning page to the left whereintroduction will help you can plan together if you like. Queries and essays can be sent to Ms Wilson Mon-Wed this week.consider how writers read other writers from a critical point of view. C.K. Stead's The New Poetic
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    A) HOW TO WRITE ESSAYS: Please see this powerpoint made for Y10 IGCSE - most of these principles apply to your exam poetry essays, except the bit about context. See below for advice on that.
    {IGCE AOS UNDERSTOOD.ppt}
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Monday, February 14

  1. msg Music message posted Music Sorry, I meant to say also "you must refer to Portrait of a Lady and at least one other Eliot …
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    Sorry, I meant to say also "you must refer to Portrait of a Lady and at least one other Eliot poem..."
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  2. msg Music message posted Music What connections have you found in the ways Eliot and Yeats write about or are concerned with music…
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    What connections have you found in the ways Eliot and Yeats write about or are concerned with music? You must include detailed critical analysis of at least two Eliot poems and wider reference to Yeats.
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  3. page Half Term Essay Planning edited You all have a list of Eliot/Yeats essay titles to plan around and some ideas of how to do that fro…
    You all have a list of Eliot/Yeats essay titles to plan around and some ideas of how to do that from our last lesson and the home page here.
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    look at. Some of these come from the list, some of them are new, including the critical quote question.
    You can open more yourselves using that list...
    Remember you can and should:
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    "If one were to state a theme which unites the whole of Eliot's work, it is this theme of a divided sensibility, seeking for unity." Discuss this view of Eliot's poetry, including detailed critical analysis of at least two Eliot poems and with wider reference to your reading of Yeats.
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