How to structure an INTRODUCTION for poetry comparitive essays GCSE English Literature Poetry

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  • The introduction is made up of 3 sentences and 3 sentences only.
  • The first sentence- something which link both poems to the title.
    • For example, if the title is "Compare family relationships in Harmonium by Simon Armitage and one other poem", the first sentence could be:
      Both Harmonium, by Simon Armitage and Praise Song for My Mother, by Grace Nichols, present loving family relationships between a parent and a child.
  • The second sentence: This…


Paul Dutton

A brief but useful guide on how to write an introduction when comparing poems. 

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