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1

Power and Conflict

some poems focus on human power (e.g. ' Ozymandias') or the power of nature (e.g. ' Storm on the island'). You might also have to write about themes like memory, identity or the effects of conflict

2

What are the 3 main ways to get marks?

- Give your own thoughts and opinions on the poems and support them with quotes from the text
- Explain features like form, structure and language
- Describe the similarities and differences between poems and their contexts

3

How do you structure your answer?

- Introduction: begin by giving a clear answer to the question in a sentence or two
- The main body: should be three to five paragraphs of analysis
- Conclusion: summarise your answer to the question. Try to make your last sentence memorable

4

SMUSH!

compare the two poems throughout your answer

5

What should each paragraph contain? What features of the poems?

- similar or different
- Form
- Structure
- Language
- feelings

6

How do you structure each paragraph?

P.E.E.D
Point Example Explain Develop

7

How do you answer the question?

look closely at Language, Structure and Form
Always support your idea with details from the text

8

How do you write a top grade answer?

- Know the poem inside out - key themes and techniques
- Be as original as you can - Use your own ideas but use evidence from the text
- Write about the poems critically - own opinions. use 'the reader' not 'I think'
- Get to grips with context - explore the effects