Hi everyone I’ve put the lessons on The Prelude/Storm on the Island and this week’s lessons on My Last Duchess here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jfceaprbw6j6fzm/AACAcT3GQHUaeRUdubMMQl3da?dl=0
Remember to think about the poem’s ‘big idea’. Stating this at the start of your essay helps you to stay focused on what you want to say. It enables you to provide a conceptualised response which the examiners love and is a key feature of an AQA level 6 response.
This week, your homework is to compare the two poems we studied in class this week: The Prelude and Storm on the Island. Clearly, these are excellent poems to compare because of their concerns with the relationship between humans and nature. Here is the question: How is the conflict between humans and the environment revealed… Continue reading Comparing The Prelude to Storm on the Island
For 11b3 in case you missed the lesson.
The extract from The Prelude that we will read in class is, as the title suggests, part of a longer autobiographical poem (of the same name) which begins in 1798 and, amongst other things, describes Wordsworth’s time in France before and during that most momentous of events – the French Revolution. Wordsworth re-wrote and revised… Continue reading The Prelude – William Wordsworth