AQA English Literature Relationships Revision

This resouce is useful for the AQA English Literature Relationships cluster where ALL the poems in this cluster like "Hour, Quickdraw and Nettles". It analyses words and the ceasuras used and it links it to each poem, explaines similarities and compares it to others. It is the ONLY revision resouce I used properly reading and re-reading its annontations and getting an A!! Please use and feel free to distrubute! Happy reading!

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Cluster 4 Relationships
Different types of relationship are the focus of this cluster. Some poems, such as `Quickdraw' and `Hour',
deal with the positive and/or negative emotions inherent in romantic relationships. Some deal with family
relationships and the complex feelings that can be experienced…

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The Manhunt Simon Armitage
Background and Context This poem is taken from The Not Dead, a collection Armitage wrote for a
Channel 4 documentary, `Forgotten Heroes', commemorating the lives of ex-servicemen and examining
the effects of their experiences on themselves and their families. In…

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Half-rhyme with `closed' using same root word suggests a drawing nearer

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Themes and Ideas (AO1) `The Manhunt' is a first person, tentative account of a partner's attempt to
console, heal and draw `close' to her partner, whose experiences have damaged him, not only physically
but emotionally. The poem uses the third person to refer to…

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Hour Carol Ann Duffy
Background and Context `Hour', like `Quickdraw', comes from Duffy's collection Rapture which won
the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry in 2005. Rapture charts the course of a love affair with an anonymous,
possibly unspecific, lover. The poems explore the…

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AQA English Literature Relationships Revision

This resouce is useful for the AQA English Literature Relationships cluster where ALL the poems in this cluster like "Hour, Quickdraw and Nettles". It analyses words and the ceasuras used and it links it to each poem, explaines similarities and compares it to others. It is the ONLY revision resouce I used properly reading and re-reading its annontations and getting an A!! Please use and feel free to distrubute! Happy reading!

Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1

Page 2

Preview of page 2
ExpAQAPoetryClusters4Relationships_pp125-156_FINAL_Layout 1 28/05/2010 13:32 Page 125

Cluster 4 Relationships
Different types of relationship are the focus of this cluster. Some poems, such as `Quickdraw' and `Hour',
deal with the positive and/or negative emotions inherent in romantic relationships. Some deal with family
relationships and the complex feelings that can be experienced…

Page 3

Preview of page 3

Page 4

Preview of page 4
ExpAQAPoetryClusters4Relationships_pp125-156_FINAL_Layout 1 28/05/2010 13:32 Page 126

The Manhunt Simon Armitage
Background and Context This poem is taken from The Not Dead, a collection Armitage wrote for a
Channel 4 documentary, `Forgotten Heroes', commemorating the lives of ex-servicemen and examining
the effects of their experiences on themselves and their families. In…

Page 5

Preview of page 5
Half-rhyme with `closed' using same root word suggests a drawing nearer

Page 6

Preview of page 6

Page 7

Preview of page 7
ExpAQAPoetryClusters4Relationships_pp125-156_FINAL_Layout 1 28/05/2010 13:32 Page 127

Themes and Ideas (AO1) `The Manhunt' is a first person, tentative account of a partner's attempt to
console, heal and draw `close' to her partner, whose experiences have damaged him, not only physically
but emotionally. The poem uses the third person to refer to…

Page 8

Preview of page 8

Page 9

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Page 10

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ExpAQAPoetryClusters4Relationships_pp125-156_FINAL_Layout 1 28/05/2010 13:32 Page 128

Hour Carol Ann Duffy
Background and Context `Hour', like `Quickdraw', comes from Duffy's collection Rapture which won
the T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry in 2005. Rapture charts the course of a love affair with an anonymous,
possibly unspecific, lover. The poems explore the…

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Ben V.

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This looks like a lifesaver! Thank you so much for uploading this!

Aisha_96

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Omg thank you!! :D

imdadul hoque

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thanks bro !is there any girls that i can talk to