York Notes Study Guide for the AQA Poetry Anthology cluster, Power and Conflict is an essential guide to your GCSE poetry paper. Featuring complete annotated poems, it will help you understand the story and meaning of every poem, its poetic structure and techniques, and the context behind it. York Notes give you everything you need in order to achieve top grades in exam and essay questions about Power and Conflict, and the Study Guide also includes essential help with dealing with the ‘unseen’ part of the exam too.
Examiners marking your Power and Conflict GCSE questions will be looking for your ability to analyse poems and also to compare and contrast them. You will need to show an understanding of the poet’s message and how they use the speaker’s voice to convey their ideas – GCSE students who can successfully pick out language techniques and show their effects are more likely to receive the top grades.
York Notes for GCSE: Power and Conflict is designed to help you craft the best possible answers, which clearly demonstrate your knowledge to the examiner. Inside you’ll find plenty of examples as well as lots of help with writing about themes and techniques, comparing poems, and applying contexts. The guide not only covers the poems themselves but also all the key skills required to fulfil your potential in your English Literature exam.
Print Edition information: Paperback, 120 pages, ISBN 9781292230313