‘The Cage’ by John Montague

‘The Cage’ by John Montague 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 Cage’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story Read More …

‘Translation’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘Translation’ 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 ‘Translation’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story Read More …

‘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 …

‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ by Wilfred Owen

‘Poet’s often use various poetic techniques to convey powerful messages about topical issues’. Discuss this statement with reference to a poem that you have studied.   The poem I have studied is ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ by Wilfred Owen. Owen craftily conveys his main themes in this poem using a number of poetic techniques including similes and metaphors. In this poem Read More …

‘A Call’ by Seamus Heaney

‘A Call’ by Seamus Heaney 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 ‘A Call’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story 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 …

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

‘Street’ by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 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 ‘Street’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story has 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 …