Poetry terminology slide show

 

English-biz site is excellent for writing tips

The links open to pages with a whole lot of links and it’s easy to be overwhelmed with so many ideas. Just look for what you NEED right now to enhance your writing.

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/mainguides/poetrythesis.htm

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/downloads/readapoem.pdf

 

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/mainguides/analysis.htm

 

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/downloads/analysis.pdf

 

http://www.englishbiz.co.uk/downloads/examessayskills_gcse.pdf

 

John Donne Readings

This is another reading of Death be not proud which I find compelling:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ti3bSbaX1BY

This is analysis of A Valediction forbidding mourning:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCW34he0OD4&feature=related

And this is just plain hilarious:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq0JhQyyVm8&feature=related

This is a round table discussion of Donne, over an hour long, but useful for listening to:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7C0Mk7HY54&feature=related


Links to analysis of anthology poetry

Frances Cornford, Childhood

http://www.suite101.com/blog/lsgrimes/poem_analysis

Emily Dickinson, Because I could not stop for Death

http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/cs6/stop.html

http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/Guides2/Dickinson.html

http://edwardbyrne.blogspot.com/2007/12/emily-dickinson-because-i-could-not.html

Elizabeth Bishop, One Art

http://www.english.illinois.edu/maps/poets/a_f/bishop/oneart.htm

http://www.eliteskills.com/c/13846

http://wonderingminstrels.blogspot.com/2000/12/one-art-elizabeth-bishop.html

http://www.shmoop.com/one-art/

Alfred Lord Tennyson, Song: Tears, Idle Tears

http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/cambridgeauthors/tennyson-tears-idle-tears-5

http://www.sparknotes.com/poetry/tennyson/section7.rhtml

Stephen Spender, My Parents kept me from Children who were rough

http://www.englishforums.com/English/SpenderAnalysis/bcrqz/post.htm

http://www.helium.com/items/1738301-poetry-analysis-my-parents-kept-me-from-children-who-were-rough-by-stephen-spender

Grace Nichols, Praisesong for my mother

http://www.poetrystation.org.uk/poems/praise-song-for-my-mother/

Seamus Heaney, Follower

http://mural.uv.es/jadiazso/heaney

http://www.teachit.co.uk/armoore/poetry/heaney.htm

http://www.eliteskills.com/analysis_poetry/Follower_by_Seamus_Heaney_analysis.php