‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan

‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’ by Paul Durcan Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poems context.  The following notes outline the story of Paul Durcans ‘The Difficulty that is Marriage’. Once Read More …

‘The Girl with the Keys to Pearse’s Cottage’ by Paul Durcan

‘The Girl with the Keys to Pearse’s Cottage’ by Paul Durcan Upon analysing a poem, I like to decode it in a particular way. I like to read the poem as if it were a story. This helps me to generate an understanding of both the poet and the poem’s context.  The following notes outline the story of ‘The Girl with Read More …

The LC English Paper (HL)

The Leaving Cert. English Paper -Higher Level-     In this blog post, we will be establishing the layout, timing and length of the Leaving Cert. Paper in English at Higher Level. *Paper One has an overarching theme. It is important to acknowledge this as the three texts presented in the paper will all share this theme (see fig.1 below which displays location Read More …