english - unseen poetry

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english - unseen poetry



  • explore the writer's use of language, structure and form with subject terminology
  • convincing comparison on how the writer's methods effects the reader 


  • thoughtful comparison of writer's use of language, structure, form with subject terminology
  • comparative examination of effects of the writer's methods on reader

LEVEL 2 3-4 marks AO2

  • relevant comparison of writer's use of language, structure,form with subject terminology.
  • come comparison of ther writer's methods effect on reader 


  • some links of writer's use of language or strucutre of form
  • some links of the writer's method effect on reader
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advice for unseen poetry

use quotations precisely and break these down

explore the writer's methods

analyse the language or structure in depth

context is NOT required in this part of the exam

always read the question first - it will tell you what the poem is about and this is useful to know BEFORE you read the poem.

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romeo and juliet quotes act 1 scenes 1 and 2

prologue - 'a pair of star-cross'd lovers take theirlife'

scene 1: 

benvolio: 'put up your swords; you know not what to do'

tybalt: 'i hate the word,/as i hate hell, all montagues, and thee'.

romeo: 'ay me! sad hours seem long'.

romeo: 'o brawling love!/o any thing, of nothing first create'.

romeo: 'farewell: thou canst not teach me to forget'.

scene 2: 

capulet: 'my child is yet a stranger in the world'.

capulet: 'she is the hopeful lady of my earth: but woo her, gentle Paris, get her heart'.

romeo: 'one fairer than my love! the all-seeing sun/ne'er saw her match since first the world in brief:/i'll go along, no such sight the be shown.

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romeo and juliet quotes act 1 scenes 3,4 and 5

scene 3:

juliet: 'it is an honour that i dream not of'.

lady capulet: 'i was your mother much upon these years/that you are now a maid. thus then in brief:/the valiant Paris seeks you for his love'.

scene 4:

romeo: some consequence yet hanging in the stars/shall bitterly begin his fearful date/with this night's revels.

scene 5:

romeo: 'o she doth teach the torches to burn bright'.

romeo: 'did my heart love till now? forswear it, sight!/for i ne'er saw true beauty till this night'.

tybalt: 'i will withdraw: but this intrusion shall/now seeming sweet convert to bitter gall'.

romeo: 'o dear account! my life is my foe's debt'.

juliet: 'my only love sprung from my only hate'.

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