This is a detailed handout and worksheet to accompany study and analysis of James K. Baxter's poem "Elegy for My Father's Father".
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:
- biography and information about the poet
- annotated version of the poem (with useful glossary and images to explain crucial words and phrases)
- Close reading & analysis questions that allow your students to analyse and dig deeper.
- additional questions and food for thought to promote the search for connections and to look at the poem as a whole in the elegiac tradition.
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