A - about.
What is the poem about?
- You may only be able to do this once you have completed ART WARS
R - repeated ideas.
Same thing as theme.
- What are the key themes? you can do this by highlighting words to do with a similar meaning or idea
T - tone.
Is it happy? sad?
W - words
make sure you look at specific words, expecially ones that have a big meaning or that stand out.
ALWAYS QUOTE THEM
A - alliteration and other techniques
also look at sibilance and fricative words!
R - rhyme and rhythm
ALWAYS try and comment on it as it will gain you marks.
EVEN IF THERE ISN'T A RHYME SCHEME
S - structure
comment on the structure of the poem, whether it is
- rhyming couplets