Sylvia Plath, Mirror, Poem Analysis Part I

Sylvia Plath - Mirror Summary


Studying Sylvia Plath's Mirror as part of your Leaving Certificate? In this poem, a mirror describes its existence and its owner, who grows older as the mirror watches. The mirror first describes itself as “silver and exact.” It forms no judgments, instead merely swallowing 

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06 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (535)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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mocks.ie Irish Week: Géibheann on this year’s Irish exam? Part 2

Irish Week continues with Part 2 of our Géibheann blog


mocks.ie's Irish Week continues with Part 2 of our Géibheann blog. Géibheann is a poem written by Caitlín Maude, and one of five poems assigned for students to study in preparation for Irish Paper 2. You can find the English translation of Géibheann, plus our analysis of it, below.

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06 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (288)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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mocks.ie Irish Week: Géibheann on this year’s Irish exam? Part I

Is Géibheann on this year's Leaving Certificate?


Géibheann is a poem written by Caitlín Maude, and one of five poems assigned for students to study in preparation for Irish Paper 2. You can find the English translation of Géibheann, plus our summary of it, below.

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05 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (763)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Leaving Cert English: Foster by Claire Keegan Summary

Claire Keegan - Foster Summary


Been searching everywhere for a summary of Claire Keegan’s Foster? Well, look no further! Context Foster is a "long short story." It was published in The New Yorker, and in expanded form as a standalone book by Faber and Faber. Claire Keegan has also published

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02 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1556)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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Leaving Cert French 2016: What did last year’s exam teach us?

What did last year's French Paper teach us?


Aside from revision and exam prep, one of the best ways to prepare for this year’s exams is to analyse those of recent years; to look at trends and patterns set in previous exams and consider how these might develop. So, based on the leaving cert French 2016 exam paper

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01 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (795)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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