This is a process I developed myself when I was at university studying poems; I couldn’t understand nor analyse a poem, and it confused the heck out of me.
This page takes you through everything you need to know when starting out with understanding the basics of poetry.
This is a practise essay from the poem “Little Boy Crying” by Mervin Morris – completed by myself, not in timed conditions.
‘Charge of the Light Brigade’ is such a perfect, powerful poem – it’s full of strength and momentum, that captures the movement of horses as they charge forwards into battle.
This is a descriptive writing piece that I wrote in response to a question for GCSE English Language – the question was ‘Write a description suggested by this photograph’ (photo below).
Below, you’ll find an approach for each question in Section A of the English Language Paper 1, including tips that help you to get full marks.