OCR Anthology ‘Conflict’ (What Were They Like)

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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.

    Can I analyse the poet’s use of language, form and structure in ‘What Were They Like?’?

    Students will be introduced to Denise Levertov’s use of language, form and structure in this poem included in the OCR GCSE Anthology in the section of ‘Conflict’


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