AS/A-level Student Text Guide: the Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy: Selected Poems and the World's Wife

AS/A-level Student Text Guide: the Poetry of Carol Ann Duffy: Selected Poems and the World's Wife

Paperback As/A-level Student Text Guides

By (author) Marian Cox, By (author) Robert Swan

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  • Publisher: Philip Allan Updates
  • Format: Paperback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 174mm x 241mm x 9mm | 224g
  • Publication date: 27 November 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844892107
  • ISBN 13: 9781844892105
  • Illustrations note: Black and white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 196,800

Product description

The perfect accompaniment to the selected poems, providing invaluable background and exam advice. Succint and accessible coverage of all the key aspects of the selected poems, including contexts, interpretations and controversies. - Students can test and check their knowledge with the Question and Answer section, which has various types of questions, plans, mark schemes and answers - A clear outline of the exam board specifications and their Assessment Objectives ensure students can plan their study and revision

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Author information

Marian Cox is a Head of English and an A-level literature teacher. She has written a range of Teacher Resource Packs, Student Text Guides and literary articles, and is an experienced examiner of A-level literature. Robert Swan is a head teacher and has extensive experience of teaching contemporary texts for A-level literature, as well as politics and history. He is also author of the Teacher Resource Pack on The Second World War Novel and Student Text Guides on Spies and Atonement, also published by Philip Allan Updates.

Table of contents

Introduction Aims of the guide Assessment Objectives Revision advice Writing examination essays Text Guidance Contexts Life and works The 1960s Thatcherism Feminism Historical and mythological characters Themes Language Images and motifs Notes on the poems Selected Poems The World's Wife Literary terms and concepts Questions and Answers Essay questions, specimen plans and examiner notes Sample essays Further study