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Poetry What did you study?

Allan_r_123

Posted 10 May 2007 - 03:07 PM

We've only did 2 poems... huh.gif unsure.gif
  • "The Horses" by Edwin Muir
  • "Assisi" by Norman MacCaig


thedealer07

Posted 10 May 2007 - 06:03 PM

Allan r - Dont say "We've only did" in your essays tommorow.

Soz, had to be said.

Allan_r_123

Posted 10 May 2007 - 06:05 PM

QUOTE(thedealer07 @ May 10 2007, 07:03 PM) View Post
Allan r - Dont say "We've only did" in your essays tommorow.

Soz, had to be said.


Haha tongue.gif You got me wink.gif Lolol tongue.gif

Hey - the essay isn't until tomorrow - give me a break! ;P xD

floss

Posted 10 May 2007 - 06:08 PM

Haha. Little Mr Fussy there!

Hassan

Posted 11 May 2007 - 03:34 PM

  • Shooting Stars - Carol Ann Duffy
  • Mrs Lazarus - Carol Ann Duffy
  • Warming Her Pearls - Carol Ann Duffy
  • To His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvel
Completely different to anyone else...

Amazoph

Posted 11 May 2007 - 04:27 PM

I didn't use any poems in the exam due to lack of a good question and lack of knowledge of the poems we studied since I hadn't really seriously looked at them for about 3 months blink.gif

Anyway, the ones I did in class included:

Afternoons by Philip Larkin

At Grass by Philip Larkin (again... his poetry is so depressing -.-)

The TV by Norman McCaig

Autumn by John Keats (i completely blanked out on this one tongue.gif )

My Last Word on Frogs by Norman McCaig

Discogirl17

Posted 15 May 2007 - 09:55 AM

QUOTE(Allan_r_123 @ May 10 2007, 04:07 PM) View Post
We've only did 2 poems... huh.gif unsure.gif
  • "The Horses" by Edwin Muir
  • "Assisi" by Norman MacCaig


They are cracking poems though. Twistable! tongue.gif

Pipperpa

Posted 17 May 2007 - 01:51 PM

We did five poems in total,( Romeo and Juliet and a letter from Daniel)
I only learnt 4 of the poems and romeo and juliet!
Poems were:
  • Visiting hour
  • frida kahlo
  • waiting room
  • in mrs tilscher's class (i didn't learn this one)
  • valentine


Discogirl17

Posted 17 May 2007 - 08:36 PM

Frida Kahlo is a great poem, as are waiting room and visiting hour!

Angel-Light

Posted 18 May 2007 - 03:22 PM

My two poems were:
  • King Billy by Edwin Morgan
  • Glasgow Green by Edwin Morgan
Prose:
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Drama:
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
So glad I am finished with english, will never forget the day we got introduced to 'Glasgow Green' -shudders- sick.gif

Sammie

Posted 18 May 2007 - 06:42 PM

WE did:

Drama:
~ The Crucible by Arthur Miller *shudder*

Prose:
~ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Poetry:
~ In Mrs Tilscher's Class by Carol Ann Duffy
~ Stealing by Carol Ann Duffy.

I wrote about the drama and "In Miss...blahblah" so yeah hopefully I've pulled that one off

Discogirl17

Posted 20 May 2007 - 10:08 AM

Can I just say, I once read the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie when researching for my personal study (I ended up doing The Life and Loves of a She-devil by Faye Weldon). Muriel Spark really got it right with that book and anyone who hasn't read it should.

Xeraii

Posted 08 December 2007 - 04:49 PM

We've studied two so far.
  • My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
  • Visiting Hour by Norman MacCaig


Nancie

Posted 11 January 2008 - 10:11 AM

Box Room
About some women who felt sadish about her boyfriend....Pretty good though!
English ought to be cheerful!
tongue.gif

baby-stewie

Posted 23 March 2008 - 11:02 PM

I've done Sonnet 65, might be doing sonnet 64 as well not sure. Prose is Pornographer Woos, we've started Games at Twilight but not finished, and will be doing another short story. Not sure there will be much time though.

spoony2oo8

Posted 24 March 2008 - 09:37 PM

We've Done Two Poems So Far

Daddy And Lady Lazarus by Sylvia Plath

Romeo & Juliet - Drama

The Private Memoirs & Confessions Of A Justified Sinner - Prose



I Noticed That Someone Who Posted Earlier Said That They Had Done Valentine By Carol Ann Duffy and Macbeth, Which I find Interesting As We Did Both Of Those For Standard Grade.

Roosie

Posted 13 May 2008 - 09:00 PM


We did Visiting hour and Assisi both by Norman McCaig and Revelation by Liz Lochead.

Argh! I still cant get my head around any of them. Revision sucks! dry.gif




JAZZA007

Posted 21 January 2009 - 11:12 AM

[quote name='Acaila' date='Sep 1 2004, 02:28 PM' post='5938']
What poems did you study/are you studying for Higher English?

We did Hotel Room 12th Floor (the whole year did I think), Assisi, Visiting Hour (all by Norman McCaig), Boy Driving His Father to Confession by Seamus Heaney, My Last Duchess by Robert Browning, and Revelation by Liz Lochhead.
[/quote

Also did Hotel Room 12th Floor and Assisi tongue.gif

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