Poetry Focus by Martin Kieran, Frances Rocks
  

Synopsis

Poetry Focus by Martin Kieran, Frances Rocks

Poems * Useful overview of all the poems for each of the prescribed poets * Clear, lively presentation of each poem accompanied by a brief glossary and exploratory questions Study Notes * In-depth, accessible study notes on every poem * Exam-focused, succinct and user-friendly * Clear discussion of both theme(s) and style * Each poem can be dealt with successfully over two or three lessons Analysis * Structured analysis of typical exam questions * Realistic sample A-grade paragraphs with Examiner's Comment * Guidelines on identifying and using relevant quotations effectively * Tried and tested techniques for improving personal responses Sample essays * Full sample essays and coherent essay plans for each higher level poet * Examiner's Comments and essential Exam Tips build student confidence

About the Author

Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks teach in St Vincent's Secondary School, Dundalk. They are both experienced examiners and have written several Leaving Cert English textbooks.

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Format

Paperback
472 pages

Author

Martin Kieran, Frances Rocks
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Publisher

Gill & Macmillan Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2010

ISBN

9780717147151


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