Practice Essay Questions for AS Poetry on the Theme of Home.
Prepare an essay plan for one of the following essay questions. We will discuss it in class after 20 minutes.
“Poets often refer to home as a place of memory”
In the light of this claim compare and contrast the presentation of home in two poems that you studied.
‘Some poems in the ‘Anthology’ focus on home as a place of happiness or melancholy.’
In the light of this claim compare and contrast Hardy’s “The Self-Unseeing” with a poem of your choice.
‘Several poems deal with relationships between parents and children.’
Compare and contrast the presentation of relationships in “Toys” and a poem of your choice.