OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (A Poison Tree)

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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.

Anger is a core human emotions and the poem, 'A Poison Tree' by William Blake explores this very emotion using the metaphor of a tree. In this class, students will be introduced to Blake’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 those wanting to improve their poetry analysis skills or prepare for their GCSE!

Check out the series: OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (Vergissmeinnicht)OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (The Man He Killed)

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

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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