Best Words (Post 1914)

A quiz based on all 16 post 1914 poems in the Best Words publication for AQA English Literature GCSE.

  • Created by: Isy East
  • Created on: 20-05-11 11:08
The themes in the poem 'The Sick Equation' are...
Family and Relationships
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Why does Seamus Heaney in 'Churning Day' use the verb 'dance' (line 19) to describe the first signs of butter forming?
To make the process seem dainty and dynamic
2 of 8
Why does Carol Ann Duffy use religious imagery in 'War Photographer'?
To show the photographer is carrying out a sacred task
3 of 8
In Craig Raine's 'A Martian Sends a Postcard Home', what is the 'haunted apparatus' (line 19)?
Telephone
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'Once Upon a Time' is written in the first person which makes it...
Intimate
5 of 8
In 'Mirror' by Sylvia Plath who is speaking in first person?
The mirror
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The whole poem 'My Grandmother' is about...
The poet
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Why does Charles Causley's poem refer to Jesus as the 'Bread Man'?
because bread represents Jesus
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Why does Seamus Heaney in 'Churning Day' use the verb 'dance' (line 19) to describe the first signs of butter forming?

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To make the process seem dainty and dynamic

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Why does Carol Ann Duffy use religious imagery in 'War Photographer'?

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Card 4

Front

In Craig Raine's 'A Martian Sends a Postcard Home', what is the 'haunted apparatus' (line 19)?

Back

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Card 5

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'Once Upon a Time' is written in the first person which makes it...

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