Annotation prompts for Seamus Heaney’s ‘Digging’. ‘Digging’ concerns an artist who will not follow in his ancestor’s footsteps as a common labourer. The annotation prompts are a supportive tool, intended to encourage further poetry analysis and interpretation. Resources included: an editable PowerPoint presentation on Seamus Heaney’s ‘Digging’; a poetry planning table; 20 poetry analysis questions; and a booklet containing the poetry questions, with space to respond.
This poetry resource complements the video annotation of Seamus Heaney’s ‘Digging’, on Poetry Essay’s YouTube channel.