Tag Archives: Poetry

Monday 31st: Designing a Questionnaire to Analyse Poetry

These is the task you are to do: 1) Divide yourselves into groups of 3/4 people. Half of the class will work with “These are the Times We Live in”, by Imtiaz Dharker, and will complete the activities on pages … Continue reading

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Lines of life, lines of literature

Hi there! Today we are to analyse this poem by Emily Brontë, after discussing Victorianism and the role of the woman writer. Here’s the poem for you to listen to it: We are going to use the following doc to … Continue reading

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Shepherds, love and poetry in the Renaissance

Hi there! Today we are analysing a poem by Marlowe and we will compare it to its intertext by Raleigh. You can listen to “From the Passionate Shepherd to His love” here: And then, you can listen to “The Nymph’s … Continue reading

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Sonnet 11, by Lady Mary Wroth.

Hello Senior 4! Today you worked in groups on this poem by Lady Mary Wroth. Sonnet 11 You endless torments that my rest oppress, How long will you delight in my sad pain? Will never Love your favour more express? … Continue reading

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Lady Mary Wroth, biography (Slideshare).

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Questions triggered off by our work during the first term…

For you to keep on thinking about what we have studied this far, I’m sending you the list of questions you have framed to work on different texts. Essay question on two poems by Queen Elizabeth -“I grieve and dare … Continue reading

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“Golden Slumbers” from Renaissance to the 60’s

After reading the poem by Thomas Dekker, listen to the homonymous song by the former Beatle Paul McCartney. Identify the changes between the two texts. How meaningful are they?  

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Our gmail account and our symbaloo

Dear all, I’m sharing with you our gmail account: senior4and5@gmail.com. Through that account we will create and share google docs, among other things. The password is lascumbres20152016 Also, that is the account you need to access our yearly symbaloo, although … Continue reading

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