‘Nessa’ by Paul Durcan

‘Nessa’ 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 ‘Nessa’. Once an understanding of this poem’s story has been Read More …

‘The War Horse’ by Eavan Boland

The War Horse By Eavan Boland   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 poem ‘The War Horse’. Once an 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 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 …

‘The Wild Swans at Coole’ by WB Yeats

The Wild Swans at Coole By WB Yeats   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 Wild Swans at Coole’. Once Read More …