Poems of the Decade

Supporting resources, revision and links for the Edexcel AS and A-Level both British and International qualifications.

 

‘Eat Me’ by Patience Agbabi

Femininity & Relationships

Revision

‘Chainsaw Versus the Pampas Grass’ by Simon Armitage

Revision

‘Material’ by Ros Barber

Femininity & Relationships

Presentation of Memory

Revision

‘History’ by John Burnside

Revision

‘An Easy Passage’ by Julia Copus

Presentation of Age

Revision

‘The Deliverer’ by Tishani Doshi

Revision

‘The Lammas Hireling’ by Ian Duhig

Revision

‘To My Nine-Year-Old Self’ by Helen Dunmore

Presentation of Age

Revision

‘A Minor Role’ by U A Fanthorpe

Revision

‘The Gun’ by Vicki Feaver

Revision

‘The Furthest Distances I’ve Travelled’ by Leontia Flynn

Revision

‘Giuseppe’ by Roderick Ford

Revision

‘Out of the Bag’ by Seamus Heaney

Revision

‘Effects’ by Alan Jenkins

Presentation of Memory

Revision

‘Genetics’ by Sinéad Morrissey

Revision

‘From the Journal of a Disappointed Man’ by Andrew Motion

Revision

‘Look We Have Coming to Dover!’ by Daljit Nagra

Revision

‘Please Hold’ by Ciaran O’Driscoll

Revision

‘On Her Blindness’ by Adam Thorpe

Revision

‘Ode on a Grayson Perry Urn’ by Tim Turnbull

Revision

 

International AS only:

‘Inheritance’ by Eavan Boland

Revision

‘A Leisure Centre is Also a Temple of Learning’ by Sue Boyle

Presentation of Age

Revision

‘The War Correspondent’ by Ciaran Carson

Revision

‘The Map Woman’ by Carol Ann Duffy

Revision

‘The Fox in the National Museum of Wales’ by Robert Minhinnick

Revision

‘Fantasia on a Theme of James Wright’ by Sean O’Brien

Revision

‘You, Shiva and My Mum’ by Ruth Padel

Revision

‘Song’ by George Szirtes

Revision

 

Themes and Links:

Connections between Poems

 

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