This book is very detailed and helpful during GCSE's. It helps the student get a insight on the poems,and a great understanding of the context of the poems as well as great exam practice
New GCSE English Literature AQA Poetry Guide: Power & Conflict Anthology - For the Grade 9-1 Course
A Paperback edition by CGP Books (Jul 30, 2015)
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Short Description: This superb Grade 9-1 GCSE English Literature Poetry Guide from CGP covers the entire 'Power and Conflict' cluster from the AQA Anthology of Poetry. The full text of every poem is... Read more
This superb Grade 9-1 GCSE English Literature Poetry Guide from CGP covers the entire 'Power and Conflict' cluster from the AQA Anthology of Poetry. The full text of every poem is included, with clear, concise notes on the meaning, form, structure and language - plus questions to help students develop their personal responses. It's also very important to be able to compare the poems, so we've included in-depth sections on the themes and poetic techniques found in the cluster. There are practice questions and exam-style questions at the end of each section, and the book is rounded off with plenty of detailed exam advice - including the chance to improve and mark sample answers using a realistic mark scheme. Perfect for getting to grips with exactly what the examiners are looking for!
New GCSE English Literature AQA Poetry Guide: Power & Conflict Anthology - For the Grade 9-1 Course Paperback edition by CGP Books
- CGP Books
- Edited by
- CGP Books
- Coordination Group Publications Ltd (CGP)
- Publication date
- Jul 30, 2015
- Interest Age
- from 12 years
- Product dimensions
- 208 x 298 x 5mm
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AQA Anthology of Poetry Power and Conflict : The Poetry Guide
This is an extremely helpful, well-organised aid to the study of the 'Power and Conflict' poems set for GCSE. It offers detailed, insightful analysis and prepares students in a very methodical way for the exam, suggesting comparisons between the poems and giving examples of exam questions. My only reservation is that if students rely on this solely they may stifle their own, individual response to the poems and end up regurgitating the material which so many others will also have access to. This, however, is a drawback wth all study aids and the intelligent student will know how to use this guide without limiting their own creative input.