What are the thematic links between ‘Report to Wordsworth’, ‘Flower-Fed Buffaloes’ and ‘Lament’? You need to answer with at least one paragraph and include one example of how this theme is explored in each poem (one quote per poem with an explanation)
Comment on how Hardy presents the experience of loss in ‘The Voice’.
Explore the way in which Hardy has used language and other poetic devices to present ideas in ‘The Voice’.
Structure plays a crucial role in poetry. What is the importance of structure to ‘The Voice’?
Comment on the use of imagery in ‘Full Moon and Little Frieda’.
How does Hughes present ideas of childhood in ‘Full Moon and Little Frieda’?
Comment on the use of imagery in ‘Lament’.
In what ways could ‘Lament’ be termed an anti-war poem?
How does Clarke use the medium of poetry to explore social concerns in ‘Lament’?
How does Keats present nature in ‘On the grasshopper and the cricket’?
Comment on the way character is presented in ‘First Love’.
Explore the way in which Clare has used language and other poetic devices to present the experience of falling in love in ‘First Love’?
How do any two poems in the anthology use poetry as a medium to share powerful personal experiences?
What use does Byron make of imagery in ‘So, we’ll go no more a-roving’?
How does Byron explore the theme of growing old in ‘So, we’ll go no more a-roving’?
Compare and contrast Sonnets 43 and 29.
In what ways has St Vincent Millay used language and other poetic devices to explore the theme of love in Sonnet 29?
What view of love is explore in Sonnet 29?