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Poetry Remastered

Poetry Remastered
A Practical Guide for Senior Students
AUTHOR(S):
Blair Mahoney
REGION:
Australia & New Zealand
LEVELS:
Year 11 / Year 12
SUBJECT AREA:
English
EDITION:
1ed
ISBN:
9781107677784
PUBLICATION DATE:
02/01/2013
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From the author of Poetry Reloaded, comes a text for senior students that will enhance their appreciation and understanding of poetry while preparing them to master English exams and other assessment tasks. Through close readings of a wide variety of poems, Poetry Remastered offers new ways for students to:

  • investigate poetry through the key areas of imagery, sound devices, form and structure, mood and theme, and historical and authorial context
  • uncover the different meanings embedded in poems by exploring them through a variety of critical reading frameworks
  • develop sophisticated ways of comparing and contrasting poetic styles by looking closely at the structure and features specific to this literary form
  • understand what teachers and examiners are looking for in a written response by providing annotated sample essays as models for their own writing
  • develop and justify their own interpretations and evaluations of poetry by refining key essay writing skills.
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Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Imagery

Chapter 3: Sound devices

Chapter 4: Form and structure

Chapter 5: Mood and theme

Chapter 6: Historical and authorial context

Chapter 7: Bringing it all together

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Help your students master essential English assessment skills while developing a new appreciation and understanding of poetry.

From the author of Poetry Reloaded, comes a text for senior students that will enhance their appreciation and understanding of poetry while preparing them to master English exams and other assessment tasks.

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Blair Mahoney
At the time of publication, Blair was Assistant English Coordinator at Melbourne High School, where he taught English, Literature and Philosophy. He is interested in exploring new ways to approach poetry in the classroom and make it less intimidating for students. Blair reads a lot of contemporary and experimental fiction and graphic novels as well as poetry, and gets bored if he has to teach the same text too many years in a row. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and son and named one of his two cats Oedipus to the cat

Poetry Remastered: Awarded Best Designed Secondary Education at the Australian Book Design Awards in 2013.