Leaving Cert English: Unseen Poetry. Unlocking the Mystery

Understanding unseen poetry for leaving cert.

Get to grips with unseen poetry!


Very often the unseen poem seems to be a mystery to students, who dread the thought of trying to analyse a poem and respond to it, when they have only just read it for the first time and they don’t have the comfort of a good set of notes (like ours) or Wi-Fi! Let me reassure you, like every question there are a few little techniques that will make you wonder what you were ever worried about.

Firstly, the purpose of this question is for you to show the examiner that over all the years you have been studying English poetry you have learned the basic skills and poetic techniques a poet uses. 

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05 May 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (14)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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