This detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students preparing to analyse and compare unseen poems. It contains detailed and comprehensive sections (including explanations, examples and key questions) on:
Content -Subject Matter, Context, Tone, Atmosphere, The Poet;
Language - Similes, Metaphors, Interesting Adjectives, Interesting Verbs, Imagery, Onomatopoeia, Alliteration, Assonance, Personification, Hyperbole, Oxymoron, Repetition;
Form and Strcuture - Common Forms, Rhyme/ Rhyme Schemes, Metre, Rhythm, Stanzas, Line Type, Line Length.
Plus lists of Adding Connectives and Contrasting Connectives for use when comparing.
Key words and ideas are underlined for easy reference. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).