The sample essay for Wordsworth is now on the site. Follow links from Paper 2 tab.
The work to be completed over the Easter break is as follows:
2009 - Text 2, Question A; Text 1, Question B; Composing, choose any option from 2009 list. (You are free to choose a topic you have already done, but you must write a new response.)
Macbeth - Discuss the different aspects of kings and kingship as portrayed in the play Macbeth. Support your answer with reference to and quotation from the text.
Comparative Study - Cultural Context.
"The life of a character will be defined by his / her cultural context."
(a) Show how this statement applies to a character from one of hte texts you have studied for your comparative course. (30)
(b) Discuss how the same statement applies in relation to two other texts on your comparative course. (40)
Unseen Poetry - 2006, "The Toy Horse"
Studied Poetry - "The poetry of Wordsworth has much to offer the modern reader." Discuss the relevance of Wordsworth's themes and language in today's world. Support your points by reference and quotation.
2010 - Text 2, Question A; Text 1, Question B; Composing, choose any option from the 2010 list.
Macbeth - 2007 Macbeth Questions
Comparative Study - 2007 Theme Question (answer either 1 or 2)
Unseen Poetry - 2007, "Driving into History"
Studied Poetry - 2004, "It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free"
This work is to be done in addition to your own study! You really must be taking responsibility for your own revision at this stage. Use your exam papers to guide your study, focusing on areas that you know need additional attention. Submit any supplementary work you do for correction, either in hard copy or by email.
There is no excuse for this work not to be done. If you cannot locate your exam papers, use examinations.ie to access the relevant material. If you run into difficulties, email me for assistance.
Students who do not complete this work and submit it for correction on the first day back will be placed on detention until the work is completed in full.
There have been a lot of absences lately due to practicals and orals, so in case you're a bit lost: