OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (The Man He Killed)

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Key takeaways
An understanding of the form of the poem.
Some analysis of linguistic features.
Some analysis of structural features.
Ross ComfortHost: Ross is currently the Deputy Head of the Junior School of their 3-18 school. Since qualifying as a teacher in 2012, he has taught KS3, KS4 and KS5 English literature and Language.

The poem, 'The Man He Killed' was written by Thomas Hardy, a British Victorian poet and novelist. In this class, students will examine his poem, 'The Man He Killed' which examines war. Students will be introduced to Hardy’s use of language, form and structure in this poem included in the OCR GCSE Anthology in the section of ‘Conflict’. This class is great for students wanting to improve their poetry analysis skills or prepare for their GCSE!

Check out the series: OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (Vergissmeinnicht)OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (A Poison Tree)

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Years 9 - 11.

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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