mocks.ie Irish Week: An Spailpín Fánach on this year’s Irish exam? Part II

Is An Spailpín Fánach on Paper 2 of your Irish Exam?


We conclude our discussion of An Spailpín Fánach as part of Irish Week on mocks.ie. An Spailpín Fánach is one of five poems assigned for students to study in preparation for Irish Paper 2. Missed the previous poems we've covered? Read the blog to find out how you can catch up! 

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08 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1685)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Leaving Cert Business 2016: What did last year’s exam teach us?

What did last year's Business Exam teach us?


We continue our series of our analysis of 2016's Leaving Certificate examinations and what it teaches 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

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08 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1706)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Sylvia Plath, Mirror, Poem Analysis Part II

Read our analysis of Sylvia Plath's Mirror


Following on the text and outline of our previous blog, we continue our examination of Mirror by Sylvia Plath - Personification: This poem is a personification of a mirror, with the mirror being the first person narrator. This is a figurative personification, see below

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07 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (1376)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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An Spailpín Fánach on this year’s Irish exam? Part I

Is An Spailpín Fánach on this year's Irish exam? Read our analysis now.


Day Three of mocks.ie's Irish week discusses An Spailpín Fánach, one of five poems assigned for students to study in preparation for this year's Leaving Certificate's Irish Paper 2. Read the translation of this poem with our summary of it. 

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07 June 2017/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (2109)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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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 (1580)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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