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Tag: GCSE English literature
What’s the difference between blank verse & free verse?
One of my favourite words in English is ‘misnomer’, which means an inaccurate name for something.Read More »
Debating women in Shakespeare (I): Lady Macbeth & Desdemona | Character analysis
Most people would agree that we’ve come a long way in the fight for women’s rights. #IWDRead More »
What is an ode? Reading Keats’ ‘Ode on Melancholy’ to find out
Do you have a favourite poet?Read More »
Analysing the theme of duality in ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’
In the age of social media, the line between our public and private selves has never been narrower.Read More »
Why is ‘Death of a Salesman’ so tragic?
You know that something’s great literature when it leaves you with a gut-wrenching feeling.Read More »
Guilt in poetry: Reading Robert Browning’s ‘My Last Duchess’ and William Wordsworth’s ‘Extract from The Prelude’
One of the most interesting things about literature is what I like to call the ‘certainty of ambiguity’.Read More »
What’s the difference between allegory & fable?
Here’s a starter for 10 – what is the point of literature?Read More »
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Mince pies & juicy persons in Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’
Happy Christmas, all.Read More »
Comparing love poetry (II): Reading Philip Larkin & Carol Ann Duffy
A friend of mine once said, “what good are emotions if all they do is make you weak?”Read More »