1 Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-45471-2 gcse English Literature for AQA Poetry Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Edited by Peter Thomas Frontmatter More information gcse English Literature for AQA. Poetry Student Book Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Series editor: Peter Thomas in this web service Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-45471-2 gcse English Literature for AQA Poetry Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Edited by Peter Thomas Frontmatter More information University Printing House, Cambridge CB2 8BS, United Kingdom Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge . It furthers the University 's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.
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4 In this web service Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-45471-2 gcse English Literature for AQA Poetry Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Edited by Peter Thomas Frontmatter More information Contents Contents EXPLORING AND COMPARING POETRY 5. POEMS PAST AND PRESENT THE AQA ANTHOLOGY 13. Cluster 1: Love and relationships 14. Unit 1 When We Two Parted Lord Byron 14. Unit 2 Love's Philosophy Percy Bysshe Shelley 19. Unit 3 Porphyria's Lover Robert Browning 23. Unit 4 Sonnet 29 I think of thee!' Elizabeth Barrett Browning 28. Unit 5 Neutral Tones Thomas Hardy 32. Unit 6 The Farmer's Bride Charlotte Mew 36. Unit 7 Walking Away Cecil Day-Lewis 41. Unit 8 Letters from Yorkshire Maura Dooley 45.
5 Unit 9 Eden Rock Charles Causley 49. Unit 10 Follower Seamus Heaney 53. Unit 11 Mother, any distance Simon Armitage 58. Unit 12 Before You Were Mine Carol Ann Duffy 64. Unit 13 Winter Swans Owen Sheers 68. Unit 14 Singh Song! Daljit Nagra 72. Unit 15 Climbing My Grandfather Andrew Waterhouse 77. Unit 16 Comparing poems 81. Developing skills in comparing poems 83. Poem pair 1: Walking Away' and Follower' 83. Poem pair 2: Neutral Tones' and Winter Swans' 86. Poem pair 3: Mother, any distance' and Before You Were Mine' 89. Example response: Love's Philosophy' and The Farmer's Bride' 92. 3. in this web service Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-45471-2 gcse English Literature for AQA Poetry Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Edited by Peter Thomas Frontmatter More information gcse English Literature for AQA: Poetry Cluster 2: Power and conflict 96.
6 Unit 1 Ozymandias Percy Bysshe Shelley 96. Unit 2 London William Blake 101. Unit 3 Extract from The Prelude William Wordsworth 105. Unit 4 My Last Duchess Robert Browning 110. Unit 5 The Charge of the Light Brigade Alfred Lord Tennyson 115. Unit 6 Exposure Wilfred Owen 120. Unit 7 Storm on the Island Seamus Heaney 124. Unit 8 Bayonet Charge Ted Hughes 129. Unit 9 Remains Simon Armitage 133. Unit 10 Poppies Jane Weir 137. Unit 11 War Photographer Carol Ann Duffy 140. Unit 12 Tissue Imtiaz Dharker 144. Unit 13 The Emigr e Carol Rumens 148. Unit 14 Kamikaze Beatrice Garland 152. Unit 15 Checking Out Me History John Agard 157. Unit 16 Comparing poems 163. Developing skills in comparing poems 165. Poem pair 1: Bayonet Charge' and Exposure' 165.
7 Poem pair 2: Storm on the Island' and Ozymandias' 168. Poem pair 3: Kamikaze' and The Charge of the Light Brigade' 171. Example response: London' and the extract from The Prelude' 174. UNSEEN POETRY 178. Develop your response: poem pair 1 179. Develop your response: poem pair 2 185. Improve your response: poem pair 3 187. Improve your response: poem pair 4 192. PREPARING FOR YOUR EXAM 194. Practice questions: Section B Poetry 195. Cluster 1: Love and relationships 195. Cluster 2: Power and conflict 198. Section C Unseen poetry 201. Practice questions: Section C Unseen poetry 202. GLOSSARY 206. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 208. 4. in this web service Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-45471-2 gcse English Literature for AQA Poetry Trevor Millum and Andy Mort Edited by Peter Thomas Frontmatter More information Exploring and comparing poetry Exploring and comparing poetry INTRODUCTION.
8 Welcome to your AQA gcse English Literature Poems past and present the AQA Anthology poetry book, with poems from leading poets from helps you to understand, explore and compare 1789 up until the present day. We hope you will poems in your chosen cluster of either Love and enjoy these poems during your gcse course and relationships' or Power and conflict'. Your learning later in life. in this section also prepares you for exploring and comparing unseen poems. Many of the poems deal with things that you are already familiar with growing up, family ties Unseen poetry develops your skills in responding and relationships. They also deal with power and to poems you have not met before. You will draw conflict beyond the personal.
9 There are poems on and adapt what you have learned in studying that will reflect your own ideas and others that may Cluster 1 or Cluster 2 to help you tackle the unseen challenge or even change the way you think. poetry section of your exam. Your student book will help you make the most of Preparing for your exam gives you practice and the poems and of your gcse . It will develop your guidance on each poetry question in the exam, with appreciation of poetry and of the methods poets examples of answers, so you can use the skills you use to share their insights and engage the reader. have developed and assess where your skills are It will also develop your skills in writing about and strong and where to focus your effort to improve.
10 Comparing poems for gcse English Literature . On Cambridge Elevate your learning will be Here's how we have organised the book for you: extended to new dimensions. Here you will find: Exploring and comparing poetry shows you areas readings of the poems some by the poets that are important in reading and responding to themselves poetry at gcse and outlines the thinking behind textplorations experiences in media that take some of the approaches in this book. It also gives you to the heart of the poem. you an understanding of differences in poetry through time and how is it relevant to you today. We hope that you will enjoy using these resources, not only to support your gcse study, but to see that poetry has plenty to say about life around you and within you.