"Friend" by Hone Tuwhare (IGCSE Poetry)

This handout / worksheet is designed to enable an in-depth teaching and preparation of the poem “Friend” by New Zealand Maori poet Hone Tuwhare. The poem is also on the IGCSE English Literature curriculum for exams in 2018 and 2019.

You can buy this handout as part of the IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / May 2019 bundle, here: IGCSE Poetry May 2018 / 2019 Bundle

The handout includes:

  1. Short biography and introduction to the poet - Hone Tuwhare.
  2. The poem text with line numbers to facilitate a close-reading, and annotations for difficult words and concepts.
  3. Close-reading & analysis questions.
  4. Essay questions to facilitate IGCSE exam practice.

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Created: Oct 18, 2018

Updated: Mar 5, 2019

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