‘The Pomegranate’ by Eavan Boland

‘The Pomegranate’  by Eavan Boland Upon analysing a poem, I find it useful 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 Pomegranate’. Once an understanding of this poem’s Read More …

‘To Niall Woods…’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘To Niall Woods…’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin Upon analysing a poem, I find it useful 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 ‘To Niall Woods…’. Once an understanding Read More …

‘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 Fish’ by Elizabeth Bishop

The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop 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 Fish’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story Read More …