Romantic Poetry: Homework Schedule

Romanticism: Our home study schedule

 

Week 1:

Read ‘Pastoral Poetics’ for William Blake. Highlight and make notes ready for discussion.

Read the introduction of The Cambridge Introduction to British Romantic Poetry p1-16

 

Week 2:

Read ‘A few lines written about Tintern Abbey’ ahead of analysis

Read and annotate Growth of the Classical in Wordsworth’s Poetry by James W Tupper

Essay: How is the Natural world presented in the poems from the Romantic collection? 1000 words

 

Week 3:

Read and annotate Conversion Confusion: Coleridge’s faith in writing ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ by B. A. Varghese

Read and annotate A Study in Guilt: ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ by Dr. Andrew Green

Watch ‘Politics and Religion in the Poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’ in the A-level Literature Playlist

 

Week 4:

Essay: How is the life and death depicted in the poems from the Romantic collection? 1000 words

 

Week 5:

Create summaries of all poems in our collection using the template as a guide. William Blake and William Wordsworth’s poetry has been done for you. Identify at least two poems for each other poem that offer strong comparisons.

Read and annotate ‘Julian M. and R. G. Rochelle’ by Emily Bronte using teacher exemplar notes ahead of class. Be ready to discuss and co-create analytical responses.

 

Week 6:

Essay: How is the change depicted in the poems from the Romantic collection? 1000 words

Watch Watch ‘Keats the Reader’ in the A-level Literature Playlist

Spelling and Definition Test on key terminology

 

Week 7:

Read ‘Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know’ ahead of class

Spelling and Definition Test on Tier 2 Vocabulary

Preparatory revision for End of Unit timed assessment

 

Week 8:

Read ‘Byron and Greece – Romantic Politics’ ahead of class

Watch ‘The Life of Lord Byron’ in the A-level Literature Playlist

Spelling and Definition Test on Tier 2 Vocabulary

Preparatory revision for End of Unit timed assessment

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