Detailed analysis of all poems on the Poems of the Decade Edexcel A-Level English Literature specification (as of 2018), with the exception of ‘Out of the Bag’ (omitted for exam strategy).
Eat Me Patience Agbabi 3
Chainsaw Versus the Pampas Grass Simon Armitage 6
Material Ros Barber 10
History John Burnside 25
An Easy Passage Julia Copus 37
The Deliverer Tishani Doshi 43
The Lammas Hireling Ian Duhig 51
To My Nine-Year-Old Self Helen Dunmore 52
A Minor Role U A Fanthorpe 57
The Gun Vicki Feaver 62
The Furthest Distances I’ve Travelled Leontia Flynn 64
Giuseppe Roderick Ford 66
Effects Alan Jenkins 92
Genetics Sinéad Morrissey 125
From the Journal of a Disappointed Man Andrew Motion 127
Look We Have Coming to Dover! Daljit Nagra 129
Please Hold Ciaran O’Driscoll 132
On Her Blindness Adam Thorpe 170
Ode on a Grayson Perry Urn Tim Turnbull 172
Notes and model essay plan looking at essay technique and using context in essays through a focus on the theme of the supernatural in Macbeth. (3 pages, used for 1hr of tutoring)
Designed for GCSE AQA English.
A Latin crossword I created for a university Classics society, inspired by the style in the The Times on Saturdays. Designed to be a fun activity during the COVID19 lockdown.
Clues are a mixture of literature, vocab, history and Harry Potter (some mildly cryptic, others straightforward translation).